Patoka Township, Crawford County, Indiana

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Patoka Township
Location of Patoka Township in Crawford County
Location of Patoka Township in Crawford County
Coordinates: 38°21′18″N 86°36′23″W / 38.35500°N 86.60639°W / 38.35500; -86.60639Coordinates: 38°21′18″N 86°36′23″W / 38.35500°N 86.60639°W / 38.35500; -86.60639
Country United States
State Indiana
County Crawford
Named for Patoka River or Patoka Lake, both located within the township.
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 45.65 sq mi (118.2 km2)
 • Land 43.65 sq mi (113.1 km2)
 • Water 2 sq mi (5 km2)
Elevation[1] 709 ft (216 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,579
 • Density 36.2/sq mi (14.0/km2)
FIPS code 18-58284[2]
GNIS feature ID 453707

Patoka Township is one of nine townships in Crawford County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,579 and it contained 1,076 housing units.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 45.65 square miles (118.2 km2), of which 43.65 square miles (113.1 km2) (or 95.62%) is land and 2 square miles (5.2 km2) (or 4.38%) is water.[3]

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

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The township contains four cemeteries: Brown, Eckerty, Mount Eden and Williams.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. 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. 

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