Union Township, Clinton County, Indiana


Union Township, Clinton County, Indiana

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Union Township
settlement_type = Township
nickname =
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map_caption = Location of Union Township in Clinton County


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Indiana
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Clinton
government_footnotes =
government_type = Indiana township
leader_title =
leader_name =
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established_title = Organized
established_date = 1889

area_footnotes =
area_magnitude =
area_total_km2 = 51.62
area_land_km2 = 51.32
area_water_km2 = 0.3
area_total_sq_mi = 19.93
area_land_sq_mi = 19.82
area_water_sq_mi = 0.11

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 1,019
population_density_km2 = 19.85
population_density_sq_mi = 51.42

timezone =
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elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 255
elevation_ft = 837
latd = 40
latm = 19
lats = 29
latNS = N
longd = 86
longm = 30
longs = 48
longEW = W

postal_code_type =
postal_code =
area_code =
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 18-77192GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:453910 453910]
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Union Township is one of fourteen townships in Clinton County, Indiana. As of the 2000 census, its population was 1,019. The township's name refers to its creation from the northern part of Center Township and the southern part of Owen.cite book
last=Claybaugh
first=Joseph
title=History of Clinton County, Indiana
year=1913
publisher=A. W. Bowen & Company
location=Indianapolis
pages=p. 32
]

History

Organized in 1889, Union was the last of Clinton County's townships to be created. It was formed as the result of dissatisfaction among the residents of northern Center Township with "a tax donation made to secure the Clover Leaf shops at Frankfort."cite book
last=Claybaugh
first=Joseph
title=History of Clinton County, Indiana
year=1913
publisher=A. W. Bowen & Company
location=Indianapolis
chapter=Union Township
]

Geography

Union Township covers an area of 19.93 square miles; 0.11 square miles (0.55 percent) of this is water.

Unincorporated towns

* Kilmore

Adjacent townships

* Owen Township (north)
* Michigan Township (east)
* Center Township (south)
* Washington Township (west)
* Ross Township (northwest)

Major highways

*
*

Cemeteries

Cemeteries:

  • City Dump
  • Kilmore
  • St. Luke's
  • ...and more

References

* [http://www.census.gov/geo/www/cob/ United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files]
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/ U.S. Board on Geographic Names]

External links

* [http://www.indianatownshipassoc.org/counties/Clinton.htm Indiana Township Association page for Clinton County]


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