Knox Township, Jay County, Indiana

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Knox Township
Township
Location in Jay County
Location in Jay County
Coordinates: 40°26′14″N 85°10′17″W / 40.43722°N 85.17139°W / 40.43722; -85.17139Coordinates: 40°26′14″N 85°10′17″W / 40.43722°N 85.17139°W / 40.43722; -85.17139
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 23.7 sq mi (61 km2)
 • Land 23.7 sq mi (61 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 503
 • Density 21.2/sq mi (8.2/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453529

Knox Township is one of twelve townships in Jay County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 503 and it contained 215 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Knox Township was organized in 1839. It was named after Knox County, Ohio.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.7 square miles (61 km2), all land.[1] The streams of Bit Run, Corrode Run, Cowboy Run, Crooked Creek, Harris Creek, Holster Creek, Mud Creek, Oak Run, Oval Run, Phillips Run, Rustic Run and Wire Run run through this township.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Winters.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Kesler Field

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. 108. 

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