Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana

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Location
40°15'51"N
085°39'28"W
Country
 United States of America
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Description

Monroe Township is one of fourteen townships in Madison County, Indiana, United States. In the 2010 census, its population was 8,786 and it contained 4,098 housing units.

History

Monroe Township was organized in 1836. It was named for President James Monroe.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 51.25 square miles (132.7 km2), of which 51.22 square miles (132.7 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.04%) is water.

Cities, towns, villages

Alexandria Orestes

Unincorporated towns

Gehring and Gumz Ditch at 40.234486°N 85.578307°W / 40.234486; -85.578307 Gimco City at 40.258374°N 85.683865°W / 40.258374; -85.683865 Innisdale at 40.2574°N 85.6923°W / 40.2574; -85.6923(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Cemeteries

The township contains these six cemeteries: Bell, Donahue, Parkview, Pisgah, Star and Walker.

Major highways

Indiana State Road 9 Indiana State Road 28

Airports and landing strips

Alexandria Airport

Education

Alexandria Community School CorporationMonroe Township residents may obtain a free library card from the Alexandria-Monroe Public Library in Alexandria.

Political districts

Indiana's 6th congressional district State House District 35 State House District 36 State Senate District 25
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