Jackson Township, Hamilton County, Indiana
Location in Hamilton County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||56.19 sq mi (145.5 km2)|
|• Land||54.82 sq mi (142.0 km2)|
|• Water||1.36 sq mi (3.5 km2) 2.42%|
|Elevation||869 ft (265 m)|
|• Density||189.1/sq mi (73.0/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0453446|
Jackson Township was organized in 1833.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 56.19 square miles (145.5 km2), of which 54.82 square miles (142.0 km2) (or 97.56%) is land and 1.36 square miles (3.5 km2) (or 2.42%) is water. The streams of Bear Slide Creek, Bennett Ditch, Cicero Creek, Hinkle Creek, Little Cicero Creek, Possum Run, Sugar Run, Taylor Creek, and Weasel Creek run through this township.
Cities and towns
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Cicero Township, Tipton County (north)
- White River Township (east)
- Noblesville Township (south)
- Washington Township (southwest)
- Adams Township (west)
- Jefferson Township, Tipton County (northwest)
The township contains thirteen cemeteries: Brethren, Cicero, Dunn, Emmanuel Lutheran, Hinkle, Hurley, Morley, Mount Pleasant, Mount Pleasant, Robert's Chapel, Scherer, Taylor and West Grove.
Airports and landing strips
- Heinzman Airport
- "Jackson Township, Hamilton County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
- United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Haines, John F. (1915). History of Hamilton County, Indiana: Her People, Industries And Institutions, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen & Co. p. 172.
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