Monroe Township, Grant County, Indiana

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Monroe Township
Township
Small farm scene on State Road 18 east of Marion
Small farm scene on State Road 18 east of Marion
Location of Monroe Township in Grant County
Location of Monroe Township in Grant County
Coordinates: 40°31′51″N 85°29′59″W / 40.53083°N 85.49972°W / 40.53083; -85.49972Coordinates: 40°31′51″N 85°29′59″W / 40.53083°N 85.49972°W / 40.53083; -85.49972
Country United States
State Indiana
County Grant
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.55 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 • Land 35.51 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.14%
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,677
 • Density 47.2/sq mi (18.2/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453638

Monroe Township is one of thirteen townships in Grant County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,677 and it contained 669 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

The Israel Jenkins House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.55 square miles (92.1 km2), of which 35.51 square miles (92.0 km2) (or 99.89%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.14%) is water.[1] Lakes in this township include Lake Marion. The streams of Ball Run, Club Run, Little Walnut Creek, Monroe Prairie Creek and Sports Run run through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Atkinson.

Major highways[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. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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