Van Buren Township, Fountain County, Indiana

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Van Buren Township
Location of Van Buren Township in Fountain County
Location of Van Buren Township in Fountain County
Coordinates: 40°07′48″N 87°15′16″W / 40.13000°N 87.25444°W / 40.13000; -87.25444Coordinates: 40°07′48″N 87°15′16″W / 40.13000°N 87.25444°W / 40.13000; -87.25444
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fountain
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 37.52 sq mi (97.2 km2)
 • Land 37.48 sq mi (97.1 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation[1] 587 ft (179 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,972
 • Density 79.3/sq mi (30.6/km2)
FIPS code 18-78452[2]
GNIS feature ID 453945

Van Buren Township is one of eleven townships in Fountain County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,972 and it contained 1,308 housing units.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.52 square miles (97.2 km2), of which 37.48 square miles (97.1 km2) (or 99.89%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[3]

Map of Van Buren Township

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

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The township contains three cemeteries: Bonebrake, Cold Springs and Rock Field.


  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. 

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