Root Township, Adams County, Indiana

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Root Township
The Lenhart Farmhouse, a historic site in the township
The Lenhart Farmhouse, a historic site in the township
Location in Adams County
Location in Adams County
Coordinates: 40°52′44″N 84°56′32″W / 40.87889°N 84.94222°W / 40.87889; -84.94222Coordinates: 40°52′44″N 84°56′32″W / 40.87889°N 84.94222°W / 40.87889; -84.94222
Country United States
State Indiana
County Adams
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 35.57 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 • Land 35.44 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.34%
Elevation 814 ft (248 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,443
 • Density 125.3/sq mi (48.4/km2)
ZIP code 46733
GNIS feature ID 0453812

Root Township is one of twelve townships in Adams County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,443.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.57 square miles (92.1 km2), of which 35.44 square miles (91.8 km2) (or 99.63%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.34%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these cemeteries: Alpha, Evans Family, Kunkel Family, Monmouth, Pleasant Valley, Reynolds, St. Joseph Catholic, St. Peter Lutheran, Union Chapel Methodist and United Bretheren.

Major highways[edit]


  • Saddle Lake


  • Hanna City Park

School districts[edit]

  • North Adams Community Schools

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Root township, Adams County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ 2002 Census of Governments, Individual State Descriptions (PDF)

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