Liberty Township, Parke County, Indiana

Liberty Township

Location in Parke County
Coordinates: 39°54′46″N 87°19′59″W / 39.91278°N 87.33306°W / 39.91278; -87.33306Coordinates: 39°54′46″N 87°19′59″W / 39.91278°N 87.33306°W / 39.91278; -87.33306
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Parke
  Type Indiana township
  Total 39.29 sq mi (101.8 km2)
  Land 38.92 sq mi (100.8 km2)
  Water 0.37 sq mi (1.0 km2)  0.94%
Elevation 620 ft (189 m)
Population (2010)
  Total 739
  Density 19/sq mi (7/km2)
ZIP codes 47832, 47862, 47952
GNIS feature ID 0453558

Liberty Township is one of thirteen townships in Parke County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 739 and it contained 324 housing units.[1]


The W.H. York Round Barn, Bowsher Ford Covered Bridge, Marshall Covered Bridge, Mill Creek Covered Bridge, and Rush Creek Covered Bridge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 39.29 square miles (101.8 km2), of which 38.92 square miles (100.8 km2) (or 99.06%) is land and 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2) (or 0.94%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


The township contains these seven cemeteries: Brockway, Ephlin, Harvey, Miller, Rush Creek, Russell and Shirk.

School districts

Political districts


  1. 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.
  2. National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
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