Richland Township, Miami County, Indiana

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Richland Township
Township
Location in Miami County
Location in Miami County
Coordinates: 40°52′19″N 86°00′26″W / 40.87194°N 86.00722°W / 40.87194; -86.00722Coordinates: 40°52′19″N 86°00′26″W / 40.87194°N 86.00722°W / 40.87194; -86.00722
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Miami
Organized 6 November 1837
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 40.16 sq mi (104.0 km2)
 • Land 39.65 sq mi (102.7 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1 km2)  1.25%
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,179
 • Density 29.7/sq mi (11.5/km2)
ZIP codes 46926, 46970, 46974
GNIS feature ID 0453797

Richland Township is one of fourteen townships in Miami County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,179 and it contained 480 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Richland Township was organized in 1837.[2] The township was so named on account of their fertile soil.[3]

The Eikenberry Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 40.16 square miles (104.0 km2), of which 39.65 square miles (102.7 km2) (or 98.73%) is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) (or 1.25%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Finley, Macedonia, Musselman and Yike.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Rush Strip Airport

School districts[edit]

  • North Miami Community Schools

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. ^ History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 276. 
  3. ^ 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. 143. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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