Marion Township, Owen County, Indiana

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Marion Township
Location in Owen County
Location in Owen County
Coordinates: 39°18′19″N 86°59′58″W / 39.30528°N 86.99944°W / 39.30528; -86.99944Coordinates: 39°18′19″N 86°59′58″W / 39.30528°N 86.99944°W / 39.30528; -86.99944
Country United States
State Indiana
CountyOwen
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total35.94 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Land35.87 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.19%
Elevation
692 ft (211 m)
Population
 • Total916
 • Density25.5/sq mi (9.8/km2)
ZIP codes
47427, 47431, 47455, 47460, 47833, 47841
GNIS feature ID453610

Marion Township is one of thirteen townships in Owen County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 916 and it contained 464 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Marion Township was founded in 1835.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.94 square miles (93.1 km2), of which 35.87 square miles (92.9 km2) (or 99.81%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.19%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these eight cemeteries: Burger Cemetery, Humble Cemetery (a Indiana Pioneer Cemetery,) Marion Cemetery, Mast Cemetery, Rea Cemetery, Red Brush Cemetery, Stephens Cemetery and Steubenville Cemetery.

School districts[edit]

  • Spencer-Owen Community Schools

Political districts[edit]

  • US House District 8th
  • State House District 46
  • State Senate District 39

References[edit]

  • "Marion Township, Owen County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • IndianaMap

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