Northwest Township, Orange County, Indiana

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Northwest Township
Location in Orange County
Location in Orange County
Coordinates: 38°40′00″N 86°37′00″W / 38.66667°N 86.61667°W / 38.66667; -86.61667Coordinates: 38°40′00″N 86°37′00″W / 38.66667°N 86.61667°W / 38.66667; -86.61667
Country United States
State Indiana
CountyOrange
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total30.41 sq mi (78.8 km2)
 • Land30.3 sq mi (78 km2)
 • Water0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.36%
Elevation
643 ft (196 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total375
 • Density12.4/sq mi (4.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
47452, 47469
Area code(s)812, 930
GNIS feature ID452424

Northwest Township is one of ten townships in Orange County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 375 and it contained 199 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Northwest Township was named from its position in the northwestern corner of Orange County.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 30.41 square miles (78.8 km2), of which 30.3 square miles (78 km2) (or 99.64%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.36%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Faucett, Freeman and Miller.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Springs Valley Community School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Northwest Township, Orange County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • IndianaMap

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