Columbia Township, Gibson County, Indiana


Columbia Township, Gibson County, Indiana
Columbia Township
Gibson County
—  Township  —
Location in Gibson County
Coordinates: 38°20′07″N 87°21′42″W / 38.33528°N 87.36167°W / 38.33528; -87.36167Coordinates: 38°20′07″N 87°21′42″W / 38.33528°N 87.36167°W / 38.33528; -87.36167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Gibson
Township Seat Oakland City
School District East Gibson School Corporation
Government
 – Type Indiana township
 – Trustee Karen Rowe
Area
 – Total 31.03 sq mi (80.37 km2)
 – Land 30.65 sq mi (79.39 km2)
 – Water 0.38 sq mi (0.99 km2)
Elevation[1] 489 ft (149 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 4,149
 – Density 135.36/sq mi (52.26/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47660
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-14662[2]
GNIS feature ID 453240

Columbia Township is one of ten townships in Gibson County, Indiana. As of the 2000 census, its population was 4,149. Oakland City is the township seat.

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Geography

Columbia Township covers an area of 31.03 square miles (80.4 km2); of this, 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2) or 1.23 percent is water.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated towns

  • Dongola
  • Gray Junction
  • Gudgel
  • Oak Hill

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

Adjacent townships

Gibson County

Pike County

Cemeteries

The township contains one cemetery, Montgomery.

Major highways

Education

Columbia Township is the center of the East Gibson School Corporation.

Primary and secondary schools

Higher education

References

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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