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Blue River Township, Hancock County, Indiana

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Country  United States
County  Hancock
Elevation  277 m
Local time  Sunday 7:26 AM
State  Indiana
GNIS feature ID  0453117
Area  77.26 km²
Population  1,417 (2010)
Blue River Township, Hancock County, Indiana
Weather  -1°C, Wind SE at 18 km/h, 67% Humidity

Blue River Township is one of nine townships in Hancock County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,417 and it contained 542 housing units.

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Map of Blue River Township, IN, USA

History

Blue River was organized in 1828. It was named from the Blue River, once an important waterway for mills.

County Line Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.83 square miles (77.3 km2), of which 29.75 square miles (77.1 km2) (or 99.73%) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 0.27%) is water. The streams of Dilly Creek and Nameless Creek run through this township.

Unincorporated towns

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

    Adjacent townships

  • Jackson Township (north)
  • Ripley Township, Rush County (east)
  • Hanover Township, Shelby County (south)
  • Brandywine Township (west)
  • Center Township (northwest)
  • Cemeteries

    The township contains three cemeteries: Gilboa, Haskett, and Westland Friends Church.

    References

    Blue River Township, Hancock County, Indiana Wikipedia


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