Washington Township, Morgan County, Indiana

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Washington Township
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
CountyMorgan
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total59.03 sq mi (152.9 km2)
 • Land57.51 sq mi (149.0 km2)
 • Water1.51 sq mi (3.9 km2)  2.56%
Elevation604 ft (184 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total17,073
 • Density296.9/sq mi (114.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes46151, 46160
GNIS feature ID454008

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.

History[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

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.)

Cemeteries[edit]

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

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • McDaniels Field

Lakes[edit]

  • Spring Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Metropolitan School District of Martinsville Schools

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Washington Township, Morgan County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-26.
  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • IndianaMap
  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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