Jackson Township, Hamilton County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Township
Location in Hamilton County
Location in Hamilton County
Coordinates: 40°09′21″N 86°03′37″W / 40.15583°N 86.06028°W / 40.15583; -86.06028Coordinates: 40°09′21″N 86°03′37″W / 40.15583°N 86.06028°W / 40.15583; -86.06028
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hamilton
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • 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)
Population (2010)
 • Total 10,368
 • Density 189.1/sq mi (73.0/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453446

Jackson Township is one of nine townships in Hamilton County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 10,368 and it contained 4,367 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Jackson Township was organized in 1833.[2]

Geography[edit]

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.[1] 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[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

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.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Heinzman Airport

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ 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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