Colfax Township, Newton County, Indiana

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Colfax Township
Township
Location in Newton County
Location in Newton County
Coordinates: 41°02′09″N 87°20′35″W / 41.03583°N 87.34306°W / 41.03583; -87.34306Coordinates: 41°02′09″N 87°20′35″W / 41.03583°N 87.34306°W / 41.03583; -87.34306
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Newton
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.53 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Land 36.53 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 199
 • Density 5.4/sq mi (2.1/km2)
ZIP codes 46349, 47943, 47963
GNIS feature ID 0453237

Colfax Township is one of ten townships in Newton County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 199 and it contained 70 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Colfax Township was established in 1871. It was named for Vice President Schuyler Colfax.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.53 square miles (94.6 km2), all land.[1]

School districts[edit]

  • North Newton School Corporation

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. ^ A standard history of Jasper and Newton counties, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. 1916. p. 198. 

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