Gilboa Township, Benton County, Indiana

Gilboa Township

Location of Gilboa Township in Benton County
Coordinates: 40°41′36″N 87°09′31″W / 40.69333°N 87.15861°W / 40.69333; -87.15861Coordinates: 40°41′36″N 87°09′31″W / 40.69333°N 87.15861°W / 40.69333; -87.15861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Benton
Organized December 1866
  Type Indiana township
  Total 35.94 sq mi (93.1 km2)
  Land 35.94 sq mi (93.1 km2)
  Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 761 ft (232 m)
Population (2010)
  Total 250
  Density 7/sq mi (3/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 18-27630[2]
GNIS feature ID 453330

Gilboa Township is one of eleven townships in Benton County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 250 and it contained 100 housing units.[3] It is named for Mount Gilboa, a prominence in the southern part of the township.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.94 square miles (93.1 km2), all land.[3]

Adjacent townships



  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. 1 2 "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
  4. Birch, Jesse Setlington (1942) [1928]. History of Benton County and Historic Oxford. Oxford, Indiana: Craw & Craw, Inc. p. 21.

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