Perry Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana

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Perry Township
Location in Tippecanoe County
Location in Tippecanoe County
Coordinates: 40°25′54″N 86°45′06″W / 40.43167°N 86.75167°W / 40.43167; -86.75167Coordinates: 40°25′54″N 86°45′06″W / 40.43167°N 86.75167°W / 40.43167; -86.75167
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyTippecanoe
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total36.24 sq mi (93.9 km2)
 • Land36.08 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Water0.15 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.41%
Elevation659 ft (201 m)
Population
 • Total7,161
 • Density198.5/sq mi (76.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
47905
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID453725

Perry Township is one of thirteen townships in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,161 and it contained 2,782 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Hershey House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.24 square miles (93.9 km2), of which 36.08 square miles (93.4 km2) (or 99.56%) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2) (or 0.41%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS (United States Geological Survey) data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Swank, Union and Zion.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Halsmer Airport
  • Wildcat Air Landing Area

School districts[edit]

  • Tippecanoe School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.

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