Adams Township, Cass County, Indiana

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Adams Township
Township
Location of Adams Township in Cass County
Location of Adams Township in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°50′54″N 86°12′57″W / 40.84833°N 86.21583°W / 40.84833; -86.21583Coordinates: 40°50′54″N 86°12′57″W / 40.84833°N 86.21583°W / 40.84833; -86.21583
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 28.86 sq mi (74.7 km2)
 • Land 28.75 sq mi (74.5 km2)
 • Water 0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 787 ft (240 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 895
 • Density 31.1/sq mi (12.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 18-00334[1]
GNIS feature ID 0453075

Adams Township is one of fourteen townships in Cass County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 895 and it contained 378 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Adams Township was organized in 1835. It was named for John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.86 square miles (74.7 km2), of which 28.75 square miles (74.5 km2) (or 99.62%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.38%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Mount Carmel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Helm, Thomas B. (1878). History of Cass County, Indiana. Kingman Bros. p. 37. 

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