Union Township, Delaware County, Indiana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Union Township
Township
Mount Zion Methodist Church, a historic site in the township
Mount Zion Methodist Church, a historic site in the township
Location of Union Township in Delaware County
Location of Union Township in Delaware County
Coordinates: 40°20′53″N 85°23′03″W / 40.34806°N 85.38417°W / 40.34806; -85.38417Coordinates: 40°20′53″N 85°23′03″W / 40.34806°N 85.38417°W / 40.34806; -85.38417
Country United States
State Indiana
County Delaware
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 29.65 sq mi (76.8 km2)
 • Land 29.34 sq mi (76.0 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 899 ft (274 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,838
 • Density 96.7/sq mi (37.3/km2)
FIPS code 18-77246[2]
GNIS feature ID 453913

Union Township is one of twelve townships in Delaware County, Indiana. According to the 2010 census, its population was 2,838 and it contained 1,260 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Felt's Farm and the Mount Zion Methodist Episcopal Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.65 square miles (76.8 km2), of which 29.34 square miles (76.0 km2) (or 98.95%) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) (or 1.01%) 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 three cemeteries: Leaird, Mount Zion Church and Union.

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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - State -- County Subdivision -- 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. 

External links[edit]