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Union Township, Perry County, Indiana

Union Township
Township

The Phelps Cemetery in the township's southwest

Location in Perry County

Coordinates: 38°04′05″N 86°30′39″W / 38.06806°N 86.51083°W / 38.06806; -86.51083Coordinates: 38°04′05″N 86°30′39″W / 38.06806°N 86.51083°W / 38.06806; -86.51083

Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Perry
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 43.12 sq mi (111.7 km2)
 • Land 42.27 sq mi (109.5 km2)
 • Water 0.85 sq mi (2.2 km2)  1.97%
Elevation 381 ft (116 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 557
 • Density 13.2/sq mi (5.1/km2)
ZIP codes 47520, 47525, 47551, 47586
GNIS feature ID 0453929

Union Township is one of seven townships in Perry County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 557 and it contained 293 housing units.[1]

History

Within western Union Township are the two Rockhouse Cliffs Rockshelters,[2] rockshelters that may have been inhabited as long ago as 8500 BC.[3]

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 43.12 square miles (111.7 km2), of which 42.27 square miles (109.5 km2) (or 98.03%) is land and 0.85 square miles (2.2 km2) (or 1.97%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns



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