Patoka Township, Pike County, Indiana

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Patoka Township
Pike County
Township
Location in Pike County
Location in Pike County
Coordinates: 38°22′43″N 87°14′48″W / 38.37861°N 87.24667°W / 38.37861; -87.24667Coordinates: 38°22′43″N 87°14′48″W / 38.37861°N 87.24667°W / 38.37861; -87.24667
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Pike
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 43.81 sq mi (113.5 km2)
 • Land 42.58 sq mi (110.3 km2)
 • Water 1.23 sq mi (3.2 km2)  2.81%
Elevation 453 ft (138 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,062
 • Density 71.9/sq mi (27.8/km2)
ZIP codes 47567, 47598, 47660
GNIS feature ID 453710

Patoka Township is one of nine townships in Pike County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,062 and it contained 1,358 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Patoka Township was organized in 1838.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 43.81 square miles (113.5 km2), of which 42.58 square miles (110.3 km2) (or 97.19%) is land and 1.23 square miles (3.2 km2) (or 2.81%) is water.[1] The Patoka River flows through the township from east to west.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these eight cemeteries: Crow, Hedges, Martin, Oak Hill, Sugar Ridge, Sunset, Williams and Wyatt.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Pike County School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 63
  • State Senate District 48

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ History of Pike and Dubois Counties, Indiana. Goodspeed Brothers. p. 276. ISBN 978-5-87521-222-2. 

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