Washington Township, Hendricks County, Indiana
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Washington Township, Hendricks County, Indiana
Washington Township
Township
The John W. McClain House, a historic site in the township
The John W. McClain House, a historic site in the township
Location in Hendricks County
Location in Hendricks County
Coordinates: 39°45?35?N 86°23?42?W / 39.75972°N 86.39500°W / 39.75972; -86.39500Coordinates: 39°45?35?N 86°23?42?W / 39.75972°N 86.39500°W / 39.75972; -86.39500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hendricks
Government
 o Type Indiana township
Area
 o Total 38.68 sq mi (100.18 km2)
 o Land 38.65 sq mi (100.09 km2)
 o Water 0.03 sq mi (0.09 km2)  0.09%
Elevation 833 ft (254 m)
Population (2010)
 o Total 44,764
 o Density 1,158.2/sq mi (447.2/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0454000

Washington Township is one of twelve townships in Hendricks County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 44,764.[1]

History

Washington Township was named for George Washington.[2]

The John W. McClain House, A.A. Parsons Farmstead, and Smith Farm are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3][4]

Geography

Washington Township covers an area of 38.68 square miles (100.2 km2); of this, 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) or 0.09 percent is water. The streams of Abner Creek, Army Branch, Lake Forest Creek and March Creek run through this township.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated towns

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

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains twelve cemeteries: Abner Creek, Barlow, Gossett, McClain, Merritt, Merritt Memorial Gardens, North Lawn, Salem Baptist, Shiloh Baptist, Shiloh Methodist, Smith and White Lick Presbyterian.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Speedway Airport

References

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  2. ^ Hadley, John Vestal (1914). History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 100. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 9/29/14 through 10/03/14. National Park Service. 2014-10-10. 

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