Washington Township, Brown County, Indiana

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Washington Township
Location of Washington Township in Brown County
Location of Washington Township in Brown County
Coordinates: 39°10′03″N 86°15′48″W / 39.16750°N 86.26333°W / 39.16750; -86.26333Coordinates: 39°10′03″N 86°15′48″W / 39.16750°N 86.26333°W / 39.16750; -86.26333
Country United States
State Indiana
County Brown
 • 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[1] 755 ft (230 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,896
 • Density 49.2/sq mi (19.0/km2)
FIPS code 18-80396[2]
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.[3] The township includes the northern portion of Brown County State Park.


Washington Township was established in 1836.[4]

The Brown County Bridge No. 36 and Theodore Clement Steele House and Studio are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]


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.[3] Axsom Branch Pond and Terrill Ridge Pond are in this township.

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

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The township contains eight cemeteries: Clark, Crouch, David, Dobbs, Hickory Hill, Marlett, Pittman, South View , and Terrill.


  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. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 683. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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