White River Township, Hamilton County, Indiana
|White River Township|
Location in Hamilton County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||56.07 sq mi (145.2 km2)|
|• Land||55.6 sq mi (144 km2)|
|• Water||0.46 sq mi (1.2 km2) 0.82%|
|Elevation||817 ft (249 m)|
|• Density||44.7/sq mi (17.3/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454054|
White River Township is one of nine townships in Hamilton County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,486 and it contained 1,028 housing units. It is the least developed township in the county and the only one without an incorporated community of any kind within its boundaries.
White River Township was organized in 1823. It is the oldest township in Hamilton County.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 56.07 square miles (145.2 km2), of which 55.6 square miles (144 km2) (or 99.16%) is land and 0.46 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 0.82%) is water. The streams of Bear Creek, Deer Creek, Duck Creek, Dyers Creek, Lamberson Ditch, Lock Ditch, Long Branch, Rogers Ditch, Sugar Run, and Weasel Creek run through this township.
Duck Creek, Hamilton County, Indiana (This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Madison Township, Tipton County (north)
- Pipe Creek Township, Madison County (northeast)
- Jackson Township, Madison County (east)
- Stony Creek Township, Madison County (southeast)
- Wayne Township (south)
- Noblesville Township (southwest)
- Jackson Township (west)
- Cicero Township, Tipton County (northwest)
The township contains four cemeteries: Buscher, Carey, Grubbs, Little Carey, Aroma Methodist, Newland Cemeteries.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Haines, John F. (1915). History of Hamilton County, Indiana: Her People, Industries And Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen & Co. p. 188.
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