Jackson Township, Dubois County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Township
Location of Jackson Township in Dubois County
Location of Jackson Township in Dubois County
Coordinates: 38°18′49″N 86°50′02″W / 38.31361°N 86.83389°W / 38.31361; -86.83389Coordinates: 38°18′49″N 86°50′02″W / 38.31361°N 86.83389°W / 38.31361; -86.83389
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dubois
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 34.88 sq mi (90.3 km2)
 • Land 34.63 sq mi (89.7 km2)
 • Water 0.26 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 486 ft (148 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,125
 • Density 61.4/sq mi (23.7/km2)
FIPS code 18-36954[2]
GNIS feature ID 453441

Jackson Township is one of twelve townships in Dubois County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,125 and it contained 844 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Jackson Township was originally built up chiefly by Germans.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.88 square miles (90.3 km2), of which 34.63 square miles (89.7 km2) (or 99.28%) is land and 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2) (or 0.75%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Bretzville, Dungan and Main.

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. ^ Wilson, George R. (1910). History of Dubois County from Its Primitive Days to 1910. Windmill Publications. p. 363. 

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