Perry Township, Lawrence County, Indiana

Perry Township is one of nine townships in Lawrence County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,259 and it contained 943 housing units.[2]

Perry Township
Gate at the Lowder Cemetery, northwest of Springville
Gate at the Lowder Cemetery, northwest of Springville
Location in Lawrence County
Location in Lawrence County
Coordinates: 38°56′58″N 86°38′12″W / 38.94944°N 86.63667°W / 38.94944; -86.63667Coordinates: 38°56′58″N 86°38′12″W / 38.94944°N 86.63667°W / 38.94944; -86.63667
Country United States
State Indiana
CountyLawrence
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
 • TrusteeRobert Phillips[1]
Area
 • Total35.68 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Land35.64 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.11%
Elevation
659 ft (201 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,259
 • Density63.4/sq mi (24.5/km2)
ZIP code
47462
GNIS feature ID0453720

HistoryEdit

Perry Township was established in 1822.[3] It was named for Matthew C. Perry.[4]

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.68 square miles (92.4 km2), of which 35.64 square miles (92.3 km2) (or 99.89%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated townsEdit

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

CemeteriesEdit

The township contains these four cemeteries: Byers, Christian, Graves and Lowder.

Major highwaysEdit

School districtsEdit

  • North Lawrence Community Schools

Political districtsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Perry Township, Lawrence County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-08.
  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • IndianaMap

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