Salt Creek Township, Decatur County, Indiana

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Salt Creek Township
Location of Salt Creek Township in Decatur County
Location of Salt Creek Township in Decatur County
Coordinates: 39°18′34″N 85°20′31″W / 39.30944°N 85.34194°W / 39.30944; -85.34194Coordinates: 39°18′34″N 85°20′31″W / 39.30944°N 85.34194°W / 39.30944; -85.34194
CountryUnited States
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Total29.86 sq mi (77.3 km2)
 • Land29.86 sq mi (77.3 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation991 ft (302 m)
 • Total1,179
 • Density39.5/sq mi (15.3/km2)
FIPS code18-67536[2]
GNIS feature ID453826

Salt Creek Township is one of nine townships in Decatur County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,179 and it contained 483 housing units.[3]


Salt Creek Township was organized in 1836.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.86 square miles (77.3 km2), all land.[3]

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

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The township contains two cemeteries: Maple and Ross.


  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. ^ Harding, Lewis Albert (1915). History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 95.

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