Patoka Township, Pike County, Indiana

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Patoka Township
Pike County
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
 • Type Indiana township
 • 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]


Patoka Township was organized in 1838.[2]


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.)


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


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