Posey Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

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Posey Township
Township
Fields in Egypt Bottom along State Road 156
Fields in Egypt Bottom along State Road 156
Location in Switzerland County
Location in Switzerland County
Coordinates: 38°51′18″N 84°52′16″W / 38.85500°N 84.87111°W / 38.85500; -84.87111Coordinates: 38°51′18″N 84°52′16″W / 38.85500°N 84.87111°W / 38.85500; -84.87111
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Switzerland
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 40.82 sq mi (105.7 km2)
 • Land 39.18 sq mi (101.5 km2)
 • Water 1.64 sq mi (4.2 km2)  4.02%
Elevation 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,779
 • Density 45.4/sq mi (17.5/km2)
ZIP code 47038
GNIS feature ID 453766

Posey Township is one of six townships in Switzerland County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,779 and it contained 955 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

The Merit-Tandy Farmstead was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 40.82 square miles (105.7 km2), of which 39.18 square miles (101.5 km2) (or 95.98%) is land and 1.64 square miles (4.2 km2) (or 4.02%) 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 ten cemeteries: Antioch, Bark Works, Concord, Eastview, Grant Brothers, Jack, McNutt, Mead, Munger and Wigal.

School districts[edit]

  • Switzerland County School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

References[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. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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