Miami Township, Cass County, Indiana

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Miami Township
Township
Location of Miami Township in Cass County
Location of Miami Township in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°46′23″N 86°13′09″W / 40.77306°N 86.21917°W / 40.77306; -86.21917Coordinates: 40°46′23″N 86°13′09″W / 40.77306°N 86.21917°W / 40.77306; -86.21917
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 20.34 sq mi (52.67 km2)
 • Land 20.06 sq mi (51.95 km2)
 • Water 0.28 sq mi (0.71 km2)
Elevation[1] 699 ft (213 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,292
 • Density 64/sq mi (25/km2)
FIPS code 18-48654[2]
GNIS feature ID 453619

Miami Township is one of fourteen townships in Cass County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,292.[3]

History[edit]

Miami Township was organized in 1831.[4] It was named after the Miami people who once inhabited the area.[5]

Geography[edit]

Miami Township covers an area of 20.34 square miles (52.7 km2); 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2) (1.38 percent) of this is water.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Ever Rest Memorial Gardens, Miami, Mount Calvary and Williams.

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 (G001): Miami township, Cass County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ Helm, Thomas B. (1878). History of Cass County, Indiana. Kingman Bros. p. 38. 
  5. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 635. 

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