Monroe Township, Carroll County, Indiana

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Monroe Township
Township
Fields west of Flora
Fields west of Flora
Location of Monroe Township in Carroll County
Location of Monroe Township in Carroll County
Coordinates: 40°32′01″N 86°31′30″W / 40.53361°N 86.52500°W / 40.53361; -86.52500Coordinates: 40°32′01″N 86°31′30″W / 40.53361°N 86.52500°W / 40.53361; -86.52500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Carroll
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 24.06 sq mi (62.3 km2)
 • Land 24.04 sq mi (62.3 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation[1] 709 ft (216 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,797
 • Density 116.3/sq mi (44.9/km2)
FIPS code 18-50256[2]
GNIS feature ID 453635

Monroe Township is one of fourteen townships in Carroll County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,797 and it contained 1,265 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Monroe Township was organized in 1840.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.06 square miles (62.3 km2), of which 24.04 square miles (62.3 km2) (or 99.92%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[3]

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Unincorporated towns[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Maple Lawn, Maple Lawn and Moss.

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. ^ Odell, John Curtis (1916). History of Carroll County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 85. 

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