Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana

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Pipe Creek Township
Location in Madison County
Location in Madison County
Coordinates: 40°14′40″N 85°48′02″W / 40.24444°N 85.80056°W / 40.24444; -85.80056Coordinates: 40°14′40″N 85°48′02″W / 40.24444°N 85.80056°W / 40.24444; -85.80056
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Madison
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 42.47 sq mi (110.0 km2)
 • Land 42.41 sq mi (109.8 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.14%
Elevation 860 ft (262 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 12,497
 • Density 294.6/sq mi (113.7/km2)
ZIP codes 46001, 46036, 46044
GNIS feature ID 0453741

Pipe Creek Township is one of fourteen townships in Madison County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 12,497 and it contained 5,828 housing units.[1]


Pipe Creek Township was organized in 1833. It derives its name from Pipe Creek, which was named for Captain Pipe.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 42.47 square miles (110.0 km2), of which 42.41 square miles (109.8 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.14%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]


The township contains these nine cemeteries: Carr, Elwood, Howard, Prewett, Saint Josephs, Shell, Sigler, Stoken and Sunset Memorial Park.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Elwood Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Elwood Community School Corporation
  • Frankton-Lapel Community Schools

Political districts[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. ^ Forkner, John La Rue and Dyson, Byron H. (1897). Historical Sketches and Reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana. Wilson, Humprheys & Co. p. 872. 

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