Metamora Township, Franklin County, Indiana

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Metamora Township
Location of Metamora Township in Franklin County
Location of Metamora Township in Franklin County
Coordinates: 39°25′43″N 85°07′53″W / 39.42861°N 85.13139°W / 39.42861; -85.13139Coordinates: 39°25′43″N 85°07′53″W / 39.42861°N 85.13139°W / 39.42861; -85.13139
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyFranklin
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total19.63 sq mi (50.8 km2)
 • Land19.43 sq mi (50.3 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation771 ft (235 m)
Population
 • Total974
 • Density50.1/sq mi (19.3/km2)
FIPS code18-48564[2]
GNIS feature ID453618

Metamora Township is one of thirteen townships in Franklin County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 974.[3]

History[edit]

Metamora Township was established in 1849 from land given by Salt Creek, Laurel and Brookville townships.[4]

The Duck Creek Aqueduct was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and designated a National Historic Landmark in 2014.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 19.63 square miles (50.8 km2), of which 19.43 square miles (50.3 km2) (or 98.98%) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (or 1.02%) is water.[3]

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 one cemetery, McKenzie.

Education[edit]

Metamora Township residents may obtain a free library card from the Franklin County Public Library District in Brookville.[6]

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. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 186.
  5. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 9/22/14 through 9/26/14. National Park Service. 2014-10-03.
  6. ^ "Policies". Franklin County Public Library District. Retrieved 7 March 2018.

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