Barkley Township, Jasper County, Indiana

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Barkley Township
Township
Location in Jasper County
Location in Jasper County
Coordinates: 41°01′33″N 87°04′20″W / 41.02583°N 87.07222°W / 41.02583; -87.07222Coordinates: 41°01′33″N 87°04′20″W / 41.02583°N 87.07222°W / 41.02583; -87.07222
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jasper
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 59.92 sq mi (155.2 km2)
 • Land 59.9 sq mi (155 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.02%
Elevation 689 ft (210 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 900
 • Density 15/sq mi (6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453095

Barkley Township is one of thirteen townships in Jasper County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 900 and it contained 362 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Barkley Township was established in 1838. It was named for Henry Barkley, Sr.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 59.92 square miles (155.2 km2), of which 59.9 square miles (155 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.02%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Lewiston
  • Moody

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains nine cemeteries: Brown, Dunkard, Hankle, Parkison, Prater, Price, Rees, Sandridge and Smith.

Major highways[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. ^ A standard history of Jasper and Newton counties, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. 1916. p. 49. 

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