Washington Township, Dearborn County, Indiana

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Washington Township
Location of Washington Township in Dearborn County
Location of Washington Township in Dearborn County
Coordinates: 39°01′40″N 84°58′03″W / 39.02778°N 84.96750°W / 39.02778; -84.96750Coordinates: 39°01′40″N 84°58′03″W / 39.02778°N 84.96750°W / 39.02778; -84.96750
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDearborn
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total13.64 sq mi (35.3 km2)
 • Land13.57 sq mi (35.1 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation732 ft (223 m)
Population
 • Total1,431
 • Density105.4/sq mi (40.7/km2)
FIPS code18-80540[2]
GNIS feature ID453991

Washington Township is one of fourteen townships in Dearborn County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,431 and it contained 574 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Washington Township was established in 1852.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 13.64 square miles (35.3 km2), of which 13.57 square miles (35.1 km2) (or 99.49%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.51%) is water.[3]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Mount Tabor Church.

Education[edit]

Washington Township residents may obtain a library card at the Aurora Public Library in Aurora.[5]

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. ^ Shaw, Archibald (1915). History of Dearborn County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Unigraphic. p. 221.
  5. ^ "FAQ". Aurora Public Library District. Retrieved 4 March 2018.

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