Jefferson Township, Jay County, Indiana

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Jefferson Township
Township
Location in Jay County
Location in Jay County
Coordinates: 40°21′00″N 85°04′31″W / 40.35000°N 85.07528°W / 40.35000; -85.07528Coordinates: 40°21′00″N 85°04′31″W / 40.35000°N 85.07528°W / 40.35000; -85.07528
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.16 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Land 35.13 sq mi (91.0 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.09%
Elevation 991 ft (302 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 770
 • Density 21.9/sq mi (8.5/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453488

Jefferson Township is one of twelve townships in Jay County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 770 and it contained 309 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Jefferson Township was organized in 1837.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.16 square miles (91.1 km2), of which 35.13 square miles (91.0 km2) (or 99.91%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.09%) is water.[1] The streams of Bost Run, Como Run, Jeff Run, Jutte Run, New Mount Run and Vale Run run through this township.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains seven cemeteries: Bost, Flesher, New Mount Pleasant, Powers, Stephens, Stratton and Wentz.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Windy P Ridge 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. ^ Jay, Milton T. (1922). History of Jay County, Indiana: Including Its World War Record and Incorporating the Montgomery History, Volume 1. Historical Publishing Company. p. 106. 

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