Steen Township, Knox County, Indiana

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Steen Township
Township
Fields northwest of Wheatland
Fields northwest of Wheatland
Map highlighting Steen Township, Knox County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 38°40′02″N 87°17′59″W / 38.66722°N 87.29972°W / 38.66722; -87.29972Coordinates: 38°40′02″N 87°17′59″W / 38.66722°N 87.29972°W / 38.66722; -87.29972
Country United States
State Indiana
County Knox
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.91 sq mi (95.6 km2)
 • Land 36.5 sq mi (95 km2)
 • Water 0.42 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 479 ft (146 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 900
 • Density 24.7/sq mi (9.5/km2)
FIPS code 18-72908[2]
GNIS feature ID 453872

Steen Township is one of ten townships in Knox County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 900 and it contained 394 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Steen Township was founded in 1857. It was named for Richard Steen, a pioneer settler.[4]

Andrew Nicholson Farmstead was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.91 square miles (95.6 km2), of which 36.5 square miles (95 km2) (or 98.89%) is land and 0.42 square miles (1.1 km2) (or 1.14%) is water.[3]

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 Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Goodspeed. 1886. p. 87. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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