Sparta Township, Dearborn County, Indiana

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Sparta Township
Township
Location of Sparta Township in Dearborn County
Location of Sparta Township in Dearborn County
Coordinates: 39°04′58″N 85°03′35″W / 39.08278°N 85.05972°W / 39.08278; -85.05972Coordinates: 39°04′58″N 85°03′35″W / 39.08278°N 85.05972°W / 39.08278; -85.05972
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDearborn
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total29.46 sq mi (76.3 km2)
 • Land29.44 sq mi (76.2 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation[1]853 ft (260 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total2,894
 • Density98.3/sq mi (38.0/km2)
FIPS code18-71738[2]
GNIS feature ID453857

Sparta Township is one of fourteen townships in Dearborn County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,894 and it contained 1,144 housing units.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.46 square miles (76.3 km2), of which 29.44 square miles (76.2 km2) (or 99.93%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.07%) is water.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains fifteen cemeteries: Beatty, Bedunnah, Churchill, Concord, Eden, Forest Hill, Heaton, McKinstry, Olcott, Record, Todd, Transier, Turner, Union and Whiteford.

Education[edit]

Sparta Township residents may obtain a library card at the Aurora Public Library in Aurora.[4]

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. ^ "FAQ". Aurora Public Library District. Retrieved 4 March 2018.

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