Pierce Township, Washington County, Indiana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Pierce Township
Township
Location in Washington County
Location in Washington County
Coordinates: 38°30′40″N 86°03′47″W / 38.51111°N 86.06306°W / 38.51111; -86.06306Coordinates: 38°30′40″N 86°03′47″W / 38.51111°N 86.06306°W / 38.51111; -86.06306
Country United States
State Indiana
County Washington
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.73 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Land 35.61 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.34%
Elevation 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,666
 • Density 74.9/sq mi (28.9/km2)
ZIP codes 47165, 47167
GNIS feature ID 0453730

Pierce Township is one of thirteen townships in Washington County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,666 and it contained 1,146 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Pierce Township was organized in 1853. It was named for President Franklin Pierce.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.73 square miles (92.5 km2), of which 35.61 square miles (92.2 km2) (or 99.66%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.34%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Blue River Church, Mount Pleasant Church, Old Blue River and Wilson.

Lakes[edit]

  • Jordan Lake

School districts[edit]

  • East Washington School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

Notes
Bibliography

External links[edit]