Perry Township, Vanderburgh County, Indiana

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Perry Township
Vanderburgh County
Lake Victoria, in the Mesker Park Zoo, located in Perry Township
Lake Victoria, in the Mesker Park Zoo, located in Perry Township
Location in Vanderburgh County
Location in Vanderburgh County
Coordinates: 37°58′17″N 87°39′25″W / 37.97139°N 87.65694°W / 37.97139; -87.65694Coordinates: 37°58′17″N 87°39′25″W / 37.97139°N 87.65694°W / 37.97139; -87.65694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Vanderburgh
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 28.21 sq mi (73.1 km2)
 • Land 27.78 sq mi (71.9 km2)
 • Water 0.43 sq mi (1.1 km2)  1.52%
Elevation 459 ft (140 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 25,092
 • Density 903.4/sq mi (348.8/km2)
ZIP codes 47712, 47720
GNIS feature ID 453726

Perry Township is one of eight townships in Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 25,092 and it contained 10,678 housing units.[1] The University of Southern Indiana Campus is located in Perry Township.

Perry Township was organized in 1840.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.21 square miles (73.1 km2), of which 27.78 square miles (71.9 km2) (or 98.48%) is land and 0.43 square miles (1.1 km2) (or 1.52%) is water.[1]

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The township contains these three cemeteries: Memorial Park, Putman and Saint Joseph.


  • Woodland Lake

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  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 Vanderburgh County, Indiana: From the Earliest Times to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1889. p. 62. 

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