Shelby Township, Shelby County, Indiana

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Shelby Township
Map highlighting Shelby Township, Shelby County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 39°28′03″N 85°46′08″W / 39.46750°N 85.76889°W / 39.46750; -85.76889Coordinates: 39°28′03″N 85°46′08″W / 39.46750°N 85.76889°W / 39.46750; -85.76889
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyShelby
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total28.98 sq mi (75.1 km2)
 • Land28.98 sq mi (75.1 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation758 ft (231 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,892
 • Density65.3/sq mi (25.2/km2)
FIPS code18-69282[2]
GNIS feature ID453846

Shelby Township is one of fourteen townships in Shelby County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,892 and it contained 771 housing units.[3]

Shelby Township was organized in 1882.[4] This township was named for the county in which it is located.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.98 square miles (75.1 km2), all land.[3]

Unincorporated towns[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. ^ History of Shelby County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 279.
  5. ^ Chadwick, Edward H. (1909). Chadwick's History of Shelby County, Indiana. B.F. Bowen. p. 95.

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