White Post Township, Pulaski County, Indiana

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White Post Township
Township
Location in Pulaski County
Location in Pulaski County
Coordinates: 41°02′21″N 86°52′23″W / 41.03917°N 86.87306°W / 41.03917; -86.87306Coordinates: 41°02′21″N 86°52′23″W / 41.03917°N 86.87306°W / 41.03917; -86.87306
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Pulaski
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.46 sq mi (94.4 km2)
 • Land 36.46 sq mi (94.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 676 ft (206 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,075
 • Density 29.5/sq mi (11.4/km2)
ZIP codes 47946, 47957
GNIS feature ID 454052

White Post Township is one of twelve townships in Pulaski County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,075 and it contained 474 housing units.[1] The township is an almost precise 6 mile by 6 mile square; 36.46 square miles and runs from the intersection of County Road 200N and County Road CR1700W (Jasper County line) southwards along CR1700W to CR400S thence east to CR 1100W thence north to CR200N and finally back west to the origin.

White Post Township took its name from a stagecoach stop named White Post, and it is supposed the stop was named for a nearby large white stump.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.46 square miles (94.4 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains five cemeteries: Whtie Post, Medaryville (or Rose Hill), Bowman, Saint Henry's and Saint Mark's.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • West Central School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

References[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. ^ Counties of White and Pulaski, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. 1883. p. 572. 

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