Shelby Township, Ripley County, Indiana

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Shelby Township
Township
Map highlighting Shelby Township, Ripley County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 38°58′19″N 85°22′34″W / 38.97194°N 85.37611°W / 38.97194; -85.37611Coordinates: 38°58′19″N 85°22′34″W / 38.97194°N 85.37611°W / 38.97194; -85.37611
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 69.39 sq mi (179.7 km2)
 • Land 69.11 sq mi (179.0 km2)
 • Water 0.27 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 999
 • Density 14.5/sq mi (5.6/km2)
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-69264[2]
GNIS feature ID 453845

Shelby Township is one of eleven townships in Ripley County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 999 and it contained 387 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Collin's Ford Bridge, Marble Creek Bridge, and Old Timbers in the Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 69.39 square miles (179.7 km2), of which 69.11 square miles (179.0 km2) (or 99.60%) is land and 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2) (or 0.39%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Extinct town[edit]

References[edit]

  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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