Prairie Creek Township, Vigo County, Indiana

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Prairie Creek Township
Location in Vigo County
Location in Vigo County
Coordinates: 39°17′52″N 87°31′53″W / 39.29778°N 87.53139°W / 39.29778; -87.53139Coordinates: 39°17′52″N 87°31′53″W / 39.29778°N 87.53139°W / 39.29778; -87.53139
Country United States
State Indiana
County Vigo
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 38.55 sq mi (99.8 km2)
 • Land 37.99 sq mi (98.4 km2)
 • Water 0.56 sq mi (1.5 km2)  1.45%
Elevation 489 ft (149 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,195
 • Density 31.5/sq mi (12.2/km2)
ZIP codes 47802, 47850
GNIS feature ID 453774

Prairie Creek Township is one of twelve townships in Vigo County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,195 and it contained 494 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 38.55 square miles (99.8 km2), of which 37.99 square miles (98.4 km2) (or 98.55%) is land and 0.56 square miles (1.5 km2) (or 1.45%) is water.[1]

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The township contains these four cemeteries: Lykens, Shattuck, Watson and West Prairie Creek.


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