Marion Township, Decatur County, Indiana
Location of Marion Township in Decatur County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||55.54 sq mi (143.8 km2)|
|• Land||55.48 sq mi (143.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)|
|Elevation||906 ft (276 m)|
|• Density||29.5/sq mi (11.4/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||453604|
Marion Township was organized in 1831.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 55.54 square miles (143.8 km2), of which 55.48 square miles (143.7 km2) (or 99.89%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.
Cities and towns
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Washington Township (north)
- Salt Creek Township (northeast)
- Jackson Township, Ripley County (southeast)
- Columbia Township, Jennings County (south)
- Sand Creek Township (west)
The township contains four cemeteries: Antioch, Burks Chapel, Mount Pleasant, and Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Harding, Lewis Albert (1915). History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 95.