Jackson Township, Porter County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Township
Rolling hills of Jackson Township
Rolling hills of Jackson Township
Map highlighting Jackson Township, Porter County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°33′32″N 86°58′46″W / 41.55889°N 86.97944°W / 41.55889; -86.97944Coordinates: 41°33′32″N 86°58′46″W / 41.55889°N 86.97944°W / 41.55889; -86.97944
Country United States
State Indiana
County Porter
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 26.97 sq mi (69.86 km2)
 • Land 26.89 sq mi (69.64 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.22 km2)
Elevation[1] 830 ft (253 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,328
 • Density 198.2/sq mi (76.51/km2)
FIPS code 18-37314[2]
GNIS feature ID 453461

Jackson Township is one of twelve townships in Porter County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,328.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

There are no incorporated communities in the township.[4]

Education[edit]

Jackson Township is served by the Duneland School Corporation. Their high school is Chesterton High School, located in Chesterton (Westchester Township) to the northwest.

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Jackson township, Porter County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ Porter County, Indiana Sesquicentennial, 150, 1836-1986

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