Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana

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Noble Township
Township
Location in Jay County
Location in Jay County
Coordinates: 40°26′26″N 84°51′17″W / 40.44056°N 84.85472°W / 40.44056; -84.85472Coordinates: 40°26′26″N 84°51′17″W / 40.44056°N 84.85472°W / 40.44056; -84.85472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 31.13 sq mi (80.6 km2)
 • Land 31.13 sq mi (80.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 958 ft (292 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 640
 • Density 20.6/sq mi (8.0/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453670

Noble Township is one of twelve townships in Jay County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 640 and it contained 253 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Noble Township was organized in 1837.[2] It was named for Noah Noble, 5th Governor of Indiana.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 31.13 square miles (80.6 km2), all land.[1] The streams of East Prong Franks Drain, Sycamore Fork and West Prong Franks Drain run through this township.

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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. ^ Montgomery, M. W. (1864). History of Jay County, Indiana. Printed for the author by Church, Goodman & Cushing. p. 163. 
  3. ^ 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. 102. 

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