Van Buren Township, Shelby County, Indiana

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Van Buren Township
Township
Map highlighting Van Buren Township, Shelby County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 39°39′43″N 85°47′31″W / 39.66194°N 85.79194°W / 39.66194; -85.79194Coordinates: 39°39′43″N 85°47′31″W / 39.66194°N 85.79194°W / 39.66194; -85.79194
Country United States
State Indiana
County Shelby
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 27.91 sq mi (72.3 km2)
 • Land 27.9 sq mi (72 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[1] 837 ft (255 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,480
 • Density 53/sq mi (20/km2)
FIPS code 18-78578[2]
GNIS feature ID 453952

Van Buren Township is one of fourteen townships in Shelby County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,480 and it contained 622 housing units.[3]

The township was named for Martin Van Buren, the eighth President of the United States.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 27.91 square miles (72.3 km2), of which 27.9 square miles (72 km2) (or 99.96%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.04%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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. ^ Shelby County, Indiana History & Families. Turner Publishing Company. 1992. p. 172. ISBN 978-1-56311-078-8. 

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