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Spiceland Township, Henry County, Indiana

Spiceland Township is one of thirteen townships in Henry County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,279 and it contained 991 housing units.[1]

Spiceland Township
Location in Henry County
Location in Henry County
Coordinates: 39°49′12″N 85°27′12″W / 39.82000°N 85.45333°W / 39.82000; -85.45333Coordinates: 39°49′12″N 85°27′12″W / 39.82000°N 85.45333°W / 39.82000; -85.45333
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHenry
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total22.32 sq mi (57.8 km2)
 • Land22.22 sq mi (57.5 km2)
 • Water0.09 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.40%
Elevation
1,040 ft (317 m)
Population
 • Total2,279
 • Density102.5/sq mi (39.6/km2)
GNIS feature ID0453862

Spiceland Township was organized in 1842.[2] It was named from the growth of spice bushes within its borders.[2]

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GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 22.32 square miles (57.8 km2), of which 22.22 square miles (57.5 km2) (or 99.55%) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) (or 0.40%) is water.[1]

Cities and townsEdit

Unincorporated townsEdit

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

Adjacent townshipsEdit

Major highwaysEdit

EducationEdit

Spiceland Township residents are served by the Spiceland Town-Township Public Library.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ a b Hazzard, George (1906). Hazzard's History of Henry County, Indiana, 1822-1906. G. Hazzard, author and publisher. p. 964.
  3. ^ "Indiana public library directory" (PDF). Indiana State Library. Retrieved 7 March 2018.

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