Marion Township, Lawrence County, Indiana

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Marion Township
Township
Intersection of U.S. 50 and State Road 37 from the Speedway gas station in Marion Township
Intersection of U.S. 50 and State Road 37 from the Speedway gas station in Marion Township
Location in Lawrence County
Location in Lawrence County
Coordinates: 38°44′59″N 86°28′50″W / 38.74972°N 86.48056°W / 38.74972; -86.48056Coordinates: 38°44′59″N 86°28′50″W / 38.74972°N 86.48056°W / 38.74972; -86.48056
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Lawrence
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 66.82 sq mi (173.1 km2)
 • Land 66.34 sq mi (171.8 km2)
 • Water 0.48 sq mi (1.2 km2)  0.72%
Elevation 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,449
 • Density 142.4/sq mi (55.0/km2)
ZIP codes 47421, 47446, 47452
GNIS feature ID 0453609

Marion Township is one of nine townships in Lawrence County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 9,449 and it contained 4,218 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Marion Township is named for Francis Marion.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 66.82 square miles (173.1 km2), of which 66.34 square miles (171.8 km2) (or 99.28%) is land and 0.48 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 0.72%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these thirteen cemeteries: Bass, Burton, Connelly, Crest Haven, Erwin, Freedom, Hall, Hamer, Isom, Knott, Red Cross, Sheeks and Thomason.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Sheeks Lake

Landmarks[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Mitchell Community Schools

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ History of Lawrence and Monroe Counties, Indiana: Their People, Industries, and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. 1914. p. 36. 

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