Shelby Township, Ripley County, Indiana

Shelby Township
Coordinates: 38°58′19″N 85°22′34″W / 38.97194°N 85.37611°W / 38.97194; -85.37611Coordinates: 38°58′19″N 85°22′34″W / 38.97194°N 85.37611°W / 38.97194; -85.37611
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ripley
  Type Indiana township
  Total 69.39 sq mi (179.7 km2)
  Land 69.11 sq mi (179.0 km2)
  Water 0.27 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2010)
  Total 999
  Density 14.5/sq mi (5.6/km2)
FIPS code 18-69264[2]
GNIS feature ID 453845

Shelby Township is one of eleven townships in Ripley County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 999 and it contained 387 housing units.[3]


Collin's Ford Bridge, Marble Creek Bridge, and Old Timbers in the Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 69.39 square miles (179.7 km2), of which 69.11 square miles (179.0 km2) (or 99.60%) is land and 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2) (or 0.39%) is water.[3]


  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. National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.

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