Monroe Township, Morgan County, Indiana

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Monroe Township
Township
Location in Morgan County
Location in Morgan County
Coordinates: 39°34′58″N 86°28′50″W / 39.58278°N 86.48056°W / 39.58278; -86.48056Coordinates: 39°34′58″N 86°28′50″W / 39.58278°N 86.48056°W / 39.58278; -86.48056
Country United States
State Indiana
CountyMorgan
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total26.62 sq mi (68.9 km2)
 • Land26.47 sq mi (68.6 km2)
 • Water0.15 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.56%
Elevation797 ft (243 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total4,904
 • Density185.2/sq mi (71.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes46118, 46151, 46157, 46158
GNIS feature ID453643

Monroe Township is one of fourteen townships in Morgan County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,904 and it contained 1,917 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

The Lake Ditch Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 26.62 square miles (68.9 km2), of which 26.47 square miles (68.6 km2) (or 99.44%) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2) (or 0.56%) 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 two cemeteries: Bethesda and North Branch.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Berling Airport

Lakes[edit]

  • Echo Lake
  • Hart Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Monroe-Gregg School District

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Monroe Township, Morgan County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-26.
  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • IndianaMap

External links[edit]