Ripley Township, Rush County, Indiana

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Ripley Township
Walnut Ridge Friends Meetinghouse, a historic site in the township
Walnut Ridge Friends Meetinghouse, a historic site in the township
Map highlighting Ripley Township, Rush County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 39°44′33″N 85°34′43″W / 39.74250°N 85.57861°W / 39.74250; -85.57861Coordinates: 39°44′33″N 85°34′43″W / 39.74250°N 85.57861°W / 39.74250; -85.57861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Rush
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 35.86 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Land 35.68 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Water 0.18 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 928 ft (283 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,156
 • Density 60.4/sq mi (23.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-64656[2]
GNIS feature ID 453804

Ripley Township is one of twelve townships in Rush County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,156 and it contained 908 housing units.[3]


The County Line Bridge, Maurice W. Manche Farmstead, and Walnut Ridge Friends Meetinghouse are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.86 square miles (92.9 km2), of which 35.68 square miles (92.4 km2) (or 99.50%) is land and 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2) (or 0.50%) is water.[3]

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


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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