Bethlehem Township, Cass County, Indiana

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Bethlehem Township
Township
Location of Bethlehem Township in Cass County
Location of Bethlehem Township in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°52′03″N 86°18′13″W / 40.86750°N 86.30361°W / 40.86750; -86.30361Coordinates: 40°52′03″N 86°18′13″W / 40.86750°N 86.30361°W / 40.86750; -86.30361
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.36 sq mi (91.6 km2)
 • Land 35.31 sq mi (91.5 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 795
 • Density 22.5/sq mi (8.7/km2)
FIPS code 18-05086[2]
GNIS feature ID 453108

Bethlehem Township is one of fourteen townships in Cass County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 795.[3]

History[edit]

Bethlehem Township was organized in 1836. It was named for an early settler's native hometown of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.36 square miles (91.6 km2), of which 35.31 square miles (91.5 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Bethlehem township, Cass County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ Helm, Thomas B. (1878). History of Cass County, Indiana. Kingman Bros. p. 44. 

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