Dallas Township, Huntington County, Indiana

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Dallas Township
Township
Along the Wabash River in eastern Dallas Township
Along the Wabash River in eastern Dallas Township
Location in Huntington County
Location in Huntington County
Coordinates: 40°52′05″N 85°36′06″W / 40.86806°N 85.60167°W / 40.86806; -85.60167Coordinates: 40°52′05″N 85°36′06″W / 40.86806°N 85.60167°W / 40.86806; -85.60167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 22.97 sq mi (59.5 km2)
 • Land 22.67 sq mi (58.7 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)  1.31%
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,114
 • Density 93.2/sq mi (36.0/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453251

Dallas Township is one of 12 townships in Huntington County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,114 and it contained 904 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Dallas Township was organized in 1847.[2] It was named for Vice President George M. Dallas.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 22.97 square miles (59.5 km2), of which 22.67 square miles (58.7 km2) (or 98.69%) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) (or 1.31%) is water.[1] The Wabash River flows through Dallas Township.

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Maple Grove and Riverside.

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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. ^ History of Huntington County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 603. 
  3. ^ Bash, Frank Sumner (1914). History of Huntington County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. The Lewis Publishing Company. p. 94. 

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