Jefferson Township, Owen County, Indiana

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Jefferson Township
Township
Location in Owen County
Location in Owen County
Coordinates: 39°12′34″N 86°58′48″W / 39.20944°N 86.98000°W / 39.20944; -86.98000Coordinates: 39°12′34″N 86°58′48″W / 39.20944°N 86.98000°W / 39.20944; -86.98000
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Owen
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 47.94 sq mi (124.2 km2)
 • Land 47.8 sq mi (124 km2)
 • Water 0.13 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.27%
Elevation 522 ft (159 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,129
 • Density 23.6/sq mi (9.1/km2)
ZIP codes 47427, 47431, 47471
GNIS feature ID 0453494

Jefferson Township is one of thirteen townships in Owen County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,129 and it contained 525 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Jefferson Township was organized in 1828. It was named for Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 47.94 square miles (124.2 km2), of which 47.8 square miles (124 km2) (or 99.71%) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) (or 0.27%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Bush, Fiscus, Little John, Neihart and Winters.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Von Sloughs Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Spencer-Owen Community Schools

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 46
  • State Senate District 39

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. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 723. 

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