Pipe Creek Township, Miami County, Indiana

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Pipe Creek Township
Farmland in Pipe Creek Township
Farmland in Pipe Creek Township
Location in Miami County
Location in Miami County
Coordinates: 40°41′46″N 86°07′57″W / 40.69611°N 86.13250°W / 40.69611; -86.13250Coordinates: 40°41′46″N 86°07′57″W / 40.69611°N 86.13250°W / 40.69611; -86.13250
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Miami
Organized 6 September 1843
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 25.59 sq mi (66.3 km2)
 • Land 25.33 sq mi (65.6 km2)
 • Water 0.26 sq mi (0.7 km2)  1.02%
Elevation[1] 771 ft (235 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,294
 • Density 248.5/sq mi (95.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 46914, 46932, 46970
GNIS feature ID 453742

Pipe Creek Township is one of fourteen townships in Miami County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,294 and it contained 2,936 housing units.[2] The north three-quarters of Grissom Joint Air Reserve Base is in the southwest corner of the township.


Pipe Creek Township was organized by the county commissioners on September 6, 1843, and named for its largest stream, Pipe Creek.[3][4]

The B-17G "Flying Fortress" No. 44-83690 and Terrell Jacobs Circus Winter Quarters are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5][6]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 25.59 square miles (66.3 km2), of which 25.33 square miles (65.6 km2) (or 98.98%) is land and 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2) (or 1.02%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]


The township contains these four cemeteries: Garnand, Leonda, Metzger and Springdale.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Weed Field Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Maconaquah School Corporation

Political districts[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. ^ Stephens, John H. (1896). "Pipe Creek Township". History of Miami County. Peru, Indiana: The John H. Stephens Publishing House. 
  4. ^ Bodurtha, Arthur Lawrence (1914). History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Pub. p. 139. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  6. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 4/02/12 through 4/06/12. National Park Service. 2012-04-13. 

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