Richland Township, Monroe County, Indiana

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Richland Township
The Matthews Mansion, located in the northern part of the township
The Matthews Mansion, located in the northern part of the township
Location in Monroe County
Location in Monroe County
Coordinates: 39°12′53″N 86°37′38″W / 39.21472°N 86.62722°W / 39.21472; -86.62722Coordinates: 39°12′53″N 86°37′38″W / 39.21472°N 86.62722°W / 39.21472; -86.62722
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Monroe
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 35.44 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Land 35.44 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 764 ft (233 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,343
 • Density 404.8/sq mi (156.3/km2)
ZIP codes 47404, 47429, 47433, 47460
GNIS feature ID 0453798

Richland Township is one of eleven townships in Monroe County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 14,343 and it contained 6,066 housing units.[1]


Richland Township was established in 1829.[2]

Ennis Archaeological Site, Maple Grove Road Rural Historic District, Matthews Stone Company Historic District, and Leroy Mayfield House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3][4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.44 square miles (91.8 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


The township contains these three cemeteries: Coffey, Dowell, Richland and Whitehall.

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School districts[edit]

  • Richland-Bean Blossom Community 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. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 380. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 9/16/13 through 9/20/13. National Park Service. 2013-09-27. 

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