Monroe Township, Putnam County, Indiana

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Monroe 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
 • Type Indiana township
 • 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]


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


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

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


  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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