Jackson Township, Fayette County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Township
Church in Everton
Church in Everton
Location of Jackson Township in Fayette County
Location of Jackson Township in Fayette County
Coordinates: 39°33′29″N 85°06′27″W / 39.55806°N 85.10750°W / 39.55806; -85.10750Coordinates: 39°33′29″N 85°06′27″W / 39.55806°N 85.10750°W / 39.55806; -85.10750
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fayette
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 27.39 sq mi (70.9 km2)
 • Land 27.39 sq mi (70.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 994 ft (303 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,524
 • Density 55.6/sq mi (21.5/km2)
FIPS code 18-36990[2]
GNIS feature ID 453443

Jackson Township is one of nine townships in Fayette County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,524 and it contained 615 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Jackson Township was established in 1820 from land given by Columbia Township.[4] It was named for General and afterward President Andrew Jackson.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 27.39 square miles (70.9 km2), all land.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains the following cemeteries: Maize Elliott Farm Cemetery, Everton Cemetery, Green Family Cemetery, Ireland Church Cemetery, Sarah and John Lee Farm Cemetery, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Myers-Brumfiel Cemetery, Old Parrot or Marvin Rose Cemetery, Poplar Ridge Cemetery, Union or Old Smallwood Cemetery

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 Fayette County, Indiana. Warner, Beers and Company. 1885. p. 199. 
  5. ^ Barrows, Frederic Irving (1917). History of Fayette County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Bowen, B. F. p. 242. 

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