Jackson Township, DeKalb County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Township
Location of Jackson Township in DeKalb County
Location of Jackson Township in DeKalb County
Coordinates: 41°18′30″N 85°10′00″W / 41.30833°N 85.16667°W / 41.30833; -85.16667Coordinates: 41°18′30″N 85°10′00″W / 41.30833°N 85.16667°W / 41.30833; -85.16667
Country United States
State Indiana
County DeKalb
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.59 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Land 35.4 sq mi (92 km2)
 • Water 0.19 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 850 ft (259 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,064
 • Density 86.5/sq mi (33.4/km2)
FIPS code 18-36936[2]
GNIS feature ID 453440

Jackson Township is one of fifteen townships in DeKalb County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,064 and it contained 1,155 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Jackson Township was founded in 1838.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.59 square miles (92.2 km2), of which 35.4 square miles (92 km2) (or 99.47%) is land and 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2) (or 0.53%) is water.[3] Dunton Lake is in this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Bear Creek and Watson.

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 "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10. 
  4. ^ History of DeKalb County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. p. 638. 

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