Washington Township, Putnam County, Indiana

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Washington Township
Map highlighting Washington Township, Putnam County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 39°32′35″N 86°57′19″W / 39.54306°N 86.95528°W / 39.54306; -86.95528Coordinates: 39°32′35″N 86°57′19″W / 39.54306°N 86.95528°W / 39.54306; -86.95528
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyPutnam
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total53.28 sq mi (138.0 km2)
 • Land52.97 sq mi (137.2 km2)
 • Water0.31 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation712 ft (217 m)
Population
 • Total2,493
 • Density47.1/sq mi (18.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)765
FIPS code18-80972[2]
GNIS feature ID454015

Washington Township is one of thirteen townships in Putnam County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,493 and it contained 1,086 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

The Putnam County Bridge No. 159 and Lycurgus Stoner House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 53.28 square miles (138.0 km2), of which 52.97 square miles (137.2 km2) (or 99.42%) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2) (or 0.58%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

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. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.

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