Boon Township, Indiana

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Boon Township
Warrick County
Old Warrick County Jail, a historic place in Boonville
Old Warrick County Jail, a historic place in Boonville
Location in Warrick County
Location in Warrick County
Coordinates: 38°02′23″N 87°16′38″W / 38.03972°N 87.27722°W / 38.03972; -87.27722Coordinates: 38°02′23″N 87°16′38″W / 38.03972°N 87.27722°W / 38.03972; -87.27722
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyWarrick
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total84.93 sq mi (220.0 km2)
 • Land83.45 sq mi (216.1 km2)
 • Water1.48 sq mi (3.8 km2)  1.74%
Elevation
423 ft (129 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total12,755
 • Density152.8/sq mi (59.0/km2)
ZIP codes
47601, 47610, 47630
GNIS feature ID453124

Boon Township is one of ten townships in Warrick County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 12,755 and it contained 5,529 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Boon Township was established in 1816 from land given by Anderson Township.[2] It was named for settler Ratliff Boon.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 84.93 square miles (220.0 km2), of which 83.45 square miles (216.1 km2) (or 98.26%) is land and 1.48 square miles (3.8 km2) (or 1.74%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these cemeteries: Baker, Broshears, Brown Chapel, Clutter Stone, Ellis, Freedom (also known as Mundy Cemetery and Powers Cemetery), Hedge, Maple Grove, Perigo, Plainview Memorial, Small, Thornburg, Warren and Wesley Chapel.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Boonville Airport

Landmarks[edit]

  • Scales Lake State Park

School districts[edit]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Boon Township, Warrick County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • IndianaMap

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