Shawnee Township, Fountain County, Indiana

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Shawnee Township
Township
Location of Shawnee Township in Fountain County
Location of Shawnee Township in Fountain County
Coordinates: 40°13′18″N 87°15′38″W / 40.22167°N 87.26056°W / 40.22167; -87.26056Coordinates: 40°13′18″N 87°15′38″W / 40.22167°N 87.26056°W / 40.22167; -87.26056
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fountain
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 34.82 sq mi (90.2 km2)
 • Land 34.67 sq mi (89.8 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 672
 • Density 19.4/sq mi (7.5/km2)
FIPS code 18-69084
GNIS feature ID 453841

Shawnee Township is one of eleven townships in Fountain County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 672 and it contained 282 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.82 square miles (90.2 km2), of which 34.67 square miles (89.8 km2) (or 99.57%) is land and 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2) (or 0.46%) is water.[1] It contains no incorporated settlements. The unincorporated communities of Aylesworth and Rob Roy both lie along the route of U.S. Route 41, while Fountain is in the far west on the east banks of the Wabash River. State Road 55 shares the route of U.S. 41 south from Attica until it reaches Rob Roy, at which point State Road 55 goes east while U.S. 41 continues south.

Map of Shawnee Township

Cemeteries[edit]

Beulah Cemetery[2] lies in the northeast part of the township; Brown Cemetery[3] lies in the southwest.

References[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. ^ "Beulah Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-10. 
  3. ^ "Brown Cemetery". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-09-10. 

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