Richland Township, Rush County, Indiana
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||28.53 sq mi (73.9 km2)|
|• Land||28.52 sq mi (73.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||1,053 ft (321 m)|
|• Density||11.8/sq mi (4.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||453799|
Richland Township most likely was so named on account of their fertile soil.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.53 square miles (73.9 km2), of which 28.52 square miles (73.9 km2) (or 99.96%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.04%) is water.
- Richland at
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 279. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...supposedly was named for the quality of the soil here.
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