Washington Township, Morgan County, Indiana

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Washington Township
Intersection of State Highways 37 and 252 in Washington Township
Intersection of State Highways 37 and 252 in Washington Township
Location in Morgan County
Location in Morgan County
Coordinates: 39°24′22″N 86°24′54″W / 39.40611°N 86.41500°W / 39.40611; -86.41500Coordinates: 39°24′22″N 86°24′54″W / 39.40611°N 86.41500°W / 39.40611; -86.41500
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Morgan
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 59.03 sq mi (152.9 km2)
 • Land 57.51 sq mi (149.0 km2)
 • Water 1.51 sq mi (3.9 km2)  2.56%
Elevation 604 ft (184 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 17,073
 • Density 296.9/sq mi (114.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 46151, 46160
GNIS feature ID 454008

Washington Township is one of fourteen townships in Morgan County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 17,073 and it contained 7,171 housing units.[1] The township contains a portion of the Morgan–Monroe State Forest.


The Cross School, Grassyfork Fisheries Farm No. 1, and Long Schoolhouse are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2][3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 59.03 square miles (152.9 km2), of which 57.51 square miles (149.0 km2) (or 97.43%) is land and 1.51 square miles (3.9 km2) (or 2.56%) is water.[1] The White River defines the township's north border.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these four cemeteries: Hill Dale, Maxwell, Nutter and Williams.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • McDaniels Field


  • Spring Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Metropolitan School District of Martinsville Schools

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 7/09/12 through 7/13/12. National Park Service. 2012-07-20. 

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