Jackson Township, Elkhart County, Indiana
Location of Jackson Township in Elkhart County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||36.35 sq mi (94.1 km2)|
|• Land||36.29 sq mi (94.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)|
|Elevation||827 ft (252 m)|
|• Density||118.1/sq mi (45.6/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||453442|
Jackson Township was named for Col. John Jackson, a pioneer settler.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.35 square miles (94.1 km2), of which 36.29 square miles (94.0 km2) (or 99.83%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.17%) is water. Frog Pond is in this township.
Cities and towns
- Elkhart Township (north)
- Clinton Township (northeast)
- Benton Township (east)
- Turkey Creek Township, Kosciusko County (southeast)
- Van Buren Township, Kosciusko County (south)
- Jefferson Township, Kosciusko County (southwest)
- Union Township (west)
- Harrison Township (northwest)
The township contains several cemeteries, including the historic Bainter Town cemetery, which opened in 1832.
- "Jackson Township, Elkhart County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
- United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- History of Elkhart County, Indiana. Chas. C. Chapman Co. 1881. p. 999.
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