Perry Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana

Perry Township is one of thirteen townships in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,161 and it contained 2,782 housing units.[2]

Perry Township
Location in Tippecanoe County
Coordinates: 40°25′54″N 86°45′06″W
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyTippecanoe
Government
  TypeIndiana township
Area
  Total36.24 sq mi (93.9 km2)
  Land36.08 sq mi (93.4 km2)
  Water0.15 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.41%
Elevation659 ft (201 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total7,161
  Density198.5/sq mi (76.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
47905
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID453725

History

Hershey House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[3]

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.24 square miles (93.9 km2), of which 36.08 square miles (93.4 km2) (or 99.56%) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2) (or 0.41%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

(This list is based on USGS (United States Geological Survey) data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains these three cemeteries: Swank, Union and Zion.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Halsmer Airport
  • Wildcat Air Landing Area

School districts

  • Tippecanoe School Corporation

Political districts

References

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