Linton Township, Vigo County, Indiana

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Linton Township
Location in Vigo County
Location in Vigo County
Coordinates: 39°18′23″N 87°24′43″W / 39.30639°N 87.41194°W / 39.30639; -87.41194Coordinates: 39°18′23″N 87°24′43″W / 39.30639°N 87.41194°W / 39.30639; -87.41194
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyVigo
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total35.43 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Land34.97 sq mi (90.6 km2)
 • Water0.46 sq mi (1.2 km2)  1.30%
Elevation
574 ft (175 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,323
 • Density37.8/sq mi (14.6/km2)
ZIP codes
47802, 47850, 47866
GNIS feature ID453575

Linton Township is one of twelve townships in Vigo County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,323 and it contained 555 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Linton Township High School and Community Building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.43 square miles (91.8 km2), of which 34.97 square miles (90.6 km2) (or 98.70%) is land and 0.46 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.30%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated communities[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Kester Family Cemetery, Brown, and Union.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Kester Fly Inn Airport

Lakes[edit]

  • Fowler Lake

School districts[edit]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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 Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.

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