Abington Township, Wayne County, Indiana

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Abington Township
Township
Location in Wayne County
Location in Wayne County
Coordinates: 39°45′15″N 84°59′27″W / 39.75417°N 84.99083°W / 39.75417; -84.99083Coordinates: 39°45′15″N 84°59′27″W / 39.75417°N 84.99083°W / 39.75417; -84.99083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wayne
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 21.17 sq mi (54.8 km2)
 • Land 21.07 sq mi (54.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.47%
Elevation 1,070 ft (326 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 853
 • Density 40.5/sq mi (15.6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453071

Abington Township is one of fifteen townships in Wayne County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 853 and it contained 366 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Abington Township was formed in 1837.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 21.17 square miles (54.8 km2), of which 21.07 square miles (54.6 km2) (or 99.53%) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (or 0.47%) is water.[1] Lakes in this township include Elkhorn Lakes. The streams of Elkhorn Creek, Locust Creek and Smith Creek run through this township.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Locust Grove.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Squires Airport

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. ^ Young, Andrew White (1872). History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time. R. Clarke & Company. p. 144. 

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