Monroe Township, Putnam County, Indiana

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Monroe Township
Township
Intersection of U.S. 231 and U.S. 36 in Monroe Township
Intersection of U.S. 231 and U.S. 36 in Monroe Township
Map highlighting Monroe Township, Putnam County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 39°43′20″N 86°50′33″W / 39.72222°N 86.84250°W / 39.72222; -86.84250Coordinates: 39°43′20″N 86°50′33″W / 39.72222°N 86.84250°W / 39.72222; -86.84250
Country United States
State Indiana
County Putnam
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 34.57 sq mi (89.5 km2)
 • Land 34.57 sq mi (89.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 902 ft (275 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,569
 • Density 45.4/sq mi (17.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-50454[2]
GNIS feature ID 453646

Monroe Township is one of thirteen townships in Putnam County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,569 and it contained 672 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

The Brick Chapel United Methodist Church and James Edington Montgomery O'Hair House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.57 square miles (89.5 km2), all land.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

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

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