Washington Township, Carroll County, Indiana

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Washington Township
Township
Location of Washington Township in Carroll County
Location of Washington Township in Carroll County
Coordinates: 40°39′08″N 86°25′13″W / 40.65222°N 86.42028°W / 40.65222; -86.42028Coordinates: 40°39′08″N 86°25′13″W / 40.65222°N 86.42028°W / 40.65222; -86.42028
Country United States
State Indiana
County Carroll
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 29.84 sq mi (77.3 km2)
 • Land 29.83 sq mi (77.3 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[1] 699 ft (213 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 549
 • Density 18.4/sq mi (7.1/km2)
FIPS code 18-80414[2]
GNIS feature ID 453985

Washington Township is one of fourteen townships in Carroll County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 549 and it contained 274 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Washington Township was organized in 1835.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.84 square miles (77.3 km2), of which 29.83 square miles (77.3 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Hopewell and Rock Creek.

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. ^ Odell, John Curtis (1916). History of Carroll County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 87. 

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