Wright Township, Greene County, Indiana

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Wright Township
Township
Location in Greene County
Location in Greene County
Coordinates: 39°07′31″N 87°11′11″W / 39.12528°N 87.18639°W / 39.12528; -87.18639Coordinates: 39°07′31″N 87°11′11″W / 39.12528°N 87.18639°W / 39.12528; -87.18639
Country United States
State Indiana
County Greene
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.18 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land 35.68 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1 km2)  1.38%
Elevation 633 ft (193 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,921
 • Density 109.9/sq mi (42.4/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0454065

Wright Township is one of fifteen townships in Greene County, Indiana, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,921.[1]

History[edit]

The Shakamak State Park Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.18 square miles (93.7 km2), of which 35.68 square miles (92.4 km2) (or 98.62%) is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) (or 1.38%) is water.[1]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Bethel, Frye and Terhune.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Shakamak Airport

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

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