York Township, Dearborn County, Indiana

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York Township
Township
Location of York Township in Dearborn County
Location of York Township in Dearborn County
Coordinates: 39°11′15″N 84°57′17″W / 39.18750°N 84.95472°W / 39.18750; -84.95472Coordinates: 39°11′15″N 84°57′17″W / 39.18750°N 84.95472°W / 39.18750; -84.95472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dearborn
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 18.59 sq mi (48.1 km2)
 • Land 18.59 sq mi (48.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,221
 • Density 65.7/sq mi (25.4/km2)
FIPS code 18-85958[2]
GNIS feature ID 454067

York Township is one of fourteen townships in Dearborn County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,221 and it contained 471 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

York Township was founded in 1841.[4] A majority of the early settlers being natives of New York caused the name to be selected.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.59 square miles (48.1 km2), all land.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, West Fork.

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. ^ Shaw, Archibald (1915). History of Dearborn County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Unigraphic. p. 226. 
  5. ^ History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana: From Their Earliest Settlements. Whipporwill Publications. 1885. p. 572. 

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