Patoka Township, Gibson County, Indiana
Location of Patoka Township within Gibson County
|Named for||Patoka River|
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Trustee||Brad Schmitt|
|• Total||68.92 sq mi (178.5 km2)|
|• Land||68.49 sq mi (177.4 km2)|
|• Water||0.43 sq mi (1.1 km2)|
|Elevation||446 ft (136 m)|
Population-wise Largest Township
|• Density||172.37/sq mi (66.55/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|ZIP codes||47670 47671|
|Area code(s)||812 - 385 / 386 / 387 / 388 / 724 / 779|
|GNIS feature ID||453709|
|Largest Township in Gibson County by population|
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 68.92 square miles (178.5 km2), of which 68.49 square miles (177.4 km2) (or 99.38%) is land and 0.43 square miles (1.1 km2) (or 0.62%) is water.
Cities and towns
- Princeton (the county seat and largest community)
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- White River Township (north)
- Washington Township (northeast)
- Center Township (east)
- Union Township (south)
- Montgomery Township (southwest)
The township contains seven cemeteries: Archer, Hitch, Maple Hill, Odd Fellows, Saint Josephs, Sand Hill and Warnock.
Public education in Patoka Township is administered by the North Gibson School Corporation.
- Brumfeld Elementary School
- Lowell Elementary School
- Princeton Community Middle School
- Princeton Community High School
- St. Joseph Catholic School
- Vincennes University Workforce Development
- Lyles Station Schoolhouse Museum - Lyles Station (2 miles WNW of Princeton)
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Stormont, Gil R. (1914). History of Gibson County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 340.
- History of Gibson County, Indiana: With Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Jas. T. Tartt & Co. 1884. p. 153.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.