Polk Township, Washington County, Indiana

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Polk Township
Location in Washington County
Location in Washington County
Coordinates: 38°31′43″N 85°56′38″W / 38.52861°N 85.94389°W / 38.52861; -85.94389Coordinates: 38°31′43″N 85°56′38″W / 38.52861°N 85.94389°W / 38.52861; -85.94389
Country United States
State Indiana
County Washington
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 35.99 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Land 35.84 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Water 0.15 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.42%
Elevation 768 ft (234 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,626
 • Density 73.3/sq mi (28.3/km2)
ZIP codes 47106, 47126, 47165, 47167
GNIS feature ID 0453757

Polk Township is one of thirteen townships in Washington County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,626 and it contained 1,131 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.99 square miles (93.2 km2), of which 35.84 square miles (92.8 km2) (or 99.58%) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2) (or 0.42%) 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]


The township contains these three cemeteries: Mead, Mount Pleasant and Tash.

School districts[edit]

  • East Washington School Corporation

Political districts[edit]


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