Shawswick Township, Lawrence County, Indiana
Location in Lawrence County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||69.87 sq mi (181.0 km2)|
|• Land||69.52 sq mi (180.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.34 sq mi (0.9 km2) 0.49%|
|Elevation||686 ft (209 m)|
|• Density||294.4/sq mi (113.7/km2)|
|ZIP codes||47421, 47436, 47451|
|GNIS feature ID||0453842|
Shawswick Township was established in 1818. The township was named from a combination of the surnames Shaw and Wick. Wick was the name of a judge and Shaw was the name of a war hero; the final name Shawswick was formed in a compromise.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 69.87 square miles (181.0 km2), of which 69.52 square miles (180.1 km2) (or 99.50%) is land and 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2) (or 0.49%) is water.
Cities, towns, villages
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
The township contains these nine cemeteries: Beech Grove, Breckinridge, Crawford, Green Hill, Ikerd, Scoggan, Sherril, Starr and Williams.
Airports and landing strips
- Virgil I Grissom Municipal Airport
- North Lawrence Community Schools
- Indiana's 4th congressional district
- State House District 62
- State House District 65
- State Senate District 44
- "Shawswick Township, Lawrence County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-08.
- United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- History of Lawrence, Orange, and Washington Counties, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Higginson Book Company. 1884. p. 59.
- History of Lawrence and Monroe Counties, Indiana: Their People, Industries, and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. 1914. p. 61.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Indiana Township Association
- United Township Association of Indiana
- City-Data.com page for Shawswick Township
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