Jefferson Township, Huntington County, Indiana

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Jefferson Township
Location in Huntington County
Location in Huntington County
Coordinates: 40°42′14″N 85°30′42″W / 40.70389°N 85.51167°W / 40.70389; -85.51167Coordinates: 40°42′14″N 85°30′42″W / 40.70389°N 85.51167°W / 40.70389; -85.51167
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHuntington
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total36.2 sq mi (94 km2)
 • Land35.94 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Water0.26 sq mi (0.7 km2)  0.72%
Elevation
846 ft (258 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total757
 • Density21.1/sq mi (8.1/km2)
GNIS feature ID0453487

Jefferson Township is one of twelve townships in Huntington County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 757 and it contained 330 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Jefferson Township was organized in 1843.[2] It was named for President Thomas Jefferson.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.2 square miles (94 km2), of which 35.94 square miles (93.1 km2) (or 99.28%) is land and 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2) (or 0.72%) is water.[1]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Purviance and Taylor.

Major highways[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Jefferson Township, Huntington County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files

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