Washington Township, Brown County, Indiana
Location of Washington Township in Brown County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||102 sq mi (260 km2)|
|• Land||99.42 sq mi (257.5 km2)|
|• Water||2.58 sq mi (6.7 km2)|
|Elevation||755 ft (230 m)|
|• Density||49.2/sq mi (19.0/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||453984|
Washington Township is one of four townships in Brown County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,896 and it contained 2,519 housing units. The township includes the northern portion of Brown County State Park.
Washington Township was established in 1836.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 102 square miles (260 km2), of which 99.42 square miles (257.5 km2) (or 97.47%) is land and 2.58 square miles (6.7 km2) (or 2.53%) is water. Axsom Branch Pond and Terrill Ridge Pond are in this township.
Cities and towns
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Hamblen (northeast)
- Jackson (north)
- Van Buren (southeast)
- Benton Township, Monroe County (northwest)
- Camp Atterbury (northeast)
- Harrison Township, Bartholomew County (east)
- Polk Township, Monroe County (southwest)
- Salt Creek Township, Jackson County (south)
- Salt Creek Township, Monroe County (west)
The township contains eight cemeteries: Clark, Crouch, David, Dobbs, Hickory Hill, Marlett, Pittman, South View , and Terrill.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. 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.
- Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 683.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Foxfire Park Located downtown Nashville, Foxfire Park is home to Festivals, Arts and Crafts Fairs, Car Shows, and home to the annual Fall Fine Arts Festival which showcases over 200 Artists from around the Midwest.
- Indiana Township Association
- United Township Association of Indiana
- Town of Nashville