Penn Township, St. Joseph County, Indiana

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Penn Township
Township
Location in St. Joseph County
Location in St. Joseph County
Coordinates: 41°38′45″N 86°08′04″W / 41.64583°N 86.13444°W / 41.64583; -86.13444Coordinates: 41°38′45″N 86°08′04″W / 41.64583°N 86.13444°W / 41.64583; -86.13444
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County St. Joseph
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 63.58 sq mi (164.67 km2)
 • Land 62.5 sq mi (161.86 km2)
 • Water 1.08 sq mi (2.81 km2)  1.71%
Elevation 738 ft (225 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 64,322
 • Density 1,029.2/sq mi (397.4/km2)
ZIP codes 46544, 46545, 46561, 46613, 46614
GNIS feature ID 0453714[1]

Penn Township is one of thirteen townships in St. Joseph County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2000 census, its population was 64,322.[2]

History[edit]

Penn Township was formed in 1832.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Penn Township covers an area of 63.58 square miles (164.7 km2); of this, 62.5 square miles (162 km2) (98.29 percent) is land and 1.08 square miles (2.8 km2) (1.71 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these seven cemeteries: Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Eutzler, Fairview, Ferrisville, Pleasant Valley, Saint Josephs and Saint Josephs.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Willow Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation
  • School City Of Mishawaka

Political districts[edit]

  • Indiana's 2nd congressional district
  • State House District 21
  • State House District 5
  • State House District 6
  • State Senate District 10
  • State Senate District 11
  • State Senate District 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Penn Township". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-07-07. 
  2. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  3. ^ History of Osceola and Eastern Penn Township

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