Princeton Township, White County, Indiana

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Princeton Township
Location in White County
Location in White County
Coordinates: 40°47′13″N 87°00′54″W / 40.78694°N 87.01500°W / 40.78694; -87.01500Coordinates: 40°47′13″N 87°00′54″W / 40.78694°N 87.01500°W / 40.78694; -87.01500
Country United States
State Indiana
County White
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 62.53 sq mi (162.0 km2)
 • Land 62.53 sq mi (162.0 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 692 ft (211 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,553
 • Density 24.8/sq mi (9.6/km2)
ZIP codes 47959, 47980, 47995
GNIS feature ID 453777

Princeton Township is one of twelve townships in White County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,553 and it contained 644 housing units.[1]

Princeton Township was organized in 1844, and named after the ship on which an early settler had immigrated to America.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 62.53 square miles (162.0 km2), all land.[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 five cemeteries: Apostolic, Dobbins, Palestine, Palestine and Wolcott.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Wolcott Community Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Tri-County School Corporation

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. ^ Hamelle, W. H. (1915). A Standard History of White County, Indiana: An Authentic Narrative of the Past, with an Extended Survey of Modern Developments in the Progress of Town and Country. Unigraphic. p. 254. 

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