Marion Township, Decatur County, Indiana

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Marion Township
Location of Marion Township in Decatur County
Location of Marion Township in Decatur County
Coordinates: 39°14′30″N 85°27′09″W / 39.24167°N 85.45250°W / 39.24167; -85.45250Coordinates: 39°14′30″N 85°27′09″W / 39.24167°N 85.45250°W / 39.24167; -85.45250
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDecatur
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total55.54 sq mi (143.8 km2)
 • Land55.48 sq mi (143.7 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation906 ft (276 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,638
 • Density29.5/sq mi (11.4/km2)
FIPS code18-46872[2]
GNIS feature ID453604

Marion Township is one of nine townships in Decatur County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,638 and it contained 667 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Marion Township was organized in 1831.[4]

Geography[edit]

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.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Antioch, Burks Chapel, Mount Pleasant, and Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
  4. ^ Harding, Lewis Albert (1915). History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 95.

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