Union Township, Gibson County, Indiana
|Union Township |
Location of Union Township within Gibson County
|Township Seat||Fort Branch|
|School District||South Gibson School Corporation|
|Named for||The Union|
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Trustee||Brenda Sollman|
|• Total||50.43 sq mi (130.6 km2)|
|• Land||50.31 sq mi (130.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)|
|Elevation||456 ft (139 m)|
|• Density||84.17/sq mi (32.50/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||453916|
Union Township is one of ten townships in Gibson County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,197 and it contained 1,779 housing units, 90% of which live in areas adjacent to Fort Branch. Fort Branch is the township seat. Nearly all of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana Complex is located within Union Township.
Union Township was established in 1890.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 50.43 square miles (130.6 km2), of which 50.31 square miles (130.3 km2) (or 99.76%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.24%) is water.
Cities and towns
- Durham (extinct)
- Fort Gibson (extinct)
- Snake Run
- Patoka Township (north)
- Center Township (northeast)
- Barton Township (east)
- Johnson Township (south)
- Montgomery Township (west)
The township contains three cemeteries: Durham, Mount Mariah and Walnut Hill.
- Interstate 69; Traverses the southeastern corner of the township
- U.S. Route 41; Bisects the township from south to north
- State Road 168; bisects the township from west to east.
Union Township is the center of the South Gibson School Corporation.
- Fort Branch Community School
- Gibson Southern High School
- Vincennes University Advanced Manufacturing Campus
- Holy Cross Catholic Academy - Fort Branch
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Stormont, Gil R. (1914). History of Gibson County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 353.