Sugar Creek Township, Parke County, Indiana

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Sugar Creek Township
Township
Location in Parke County
Location in Parke County
Coordinates: 39°55′32″N 87°12′29″W / 39.92556°N 87.20806°W / 39.92556; -87.20806Coordinates: 39°55′32″N 87°12′29″W / 39.92556°N 87.20806°W / 39.92556; -87.20806
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Parke
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 24.91 sq mi (64.5 km2)
 • Land 24.89 sq mi (64.5 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.08%
Elevation[1] 679 ft (207 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 322
 • Density 12.9/sq mi (5.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 47832, 47859, 47952
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 453884

Sugar Creek Township is one of thirteen townships in Parke County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 322 and it contained 154 housing units.[2] The township includes the north half of Turkey Run State Park.

History[edit]

Sugar Creek Township was established in 1855.[3]

The Lancelot C. Ewbank House, Richard Lieber Log Cabin, Lusk Home and Mill Site, Narrows Covered Bridge, and Wilkins Mill Covered Bridge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.91 square miles (64.5 km2), of which 24.89 square miles (64.5 km2) (or 99.92%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Bristleridge and Cashatt.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Turkey Run Community School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 42
  • State Senate District 38

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ History of Parke and Vermillion Counties, Indiana. B.F. Bowen & Cos. 1913. p. 213. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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