Van Buren Township, Shelby County, Indiana

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Van Buren 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
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyShelby
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total27.91 sq mi (72.3 km2)
 • Land27.9 sq mi (72 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation837 ft (255 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,480
 • Density53/sq mi (20/km2)
FIPS code18-78578[2]
GNIS feature ID453952

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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