Orange Township, Rush County, Indiana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Orange Township
The Moscow Covered Bridge, a historic site in the township
The Moscow Covered Bridge, a historic site in the township
Map highlighting Orange Township, Rush County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 39°29′57″N 85°34′16″W / 39.49917°N 85.57111°W / 39.49917; -85.57111Coordinates: 39°29′57″N 85°34′16″W / 39.49917°N 85.57111°W / 39.49917; -85.57111
Country United States
State Indiana
County Rush
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 36.31 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Land 36.29 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation[1] 925 ft (282 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 796
 • Density 21.9/sq mi (8.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-56772[2]
GNIS feature ID 453691

Orange Township is one of twelve townships in Rush County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 796 and it contained 299 housing units.[3]


The Forsythe Covered Bridge, James F. Harcourt House, Moscow Covered Bridge, and John Wood Farmstead are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.31 square miles (94.0 km2), of which 36.29 square miles (94.0 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.06%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(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. 

External links[edit]