Polk Township, Huntington County, Indiana

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Polk Township
Township
Location in Huntington County
Location in Huntington County
Coordinates: 40°47′09″N 85°36′10″W / 40.78583°N 85.60278°W / 40.78583; -85.60278Coordinates: 40°47′09″N 85°36′10″W / 40.78583°N 85.60278°W / 40.78583; -85.60278
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 24.11 sq mi (62.4 km2)
 • Land 22.76 sq mi (58.9 km2)
 • Water 1.35 sq mi (3.5 km2)  5.60%
Elevation 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 449
 • Density 19.7/sq mi (7.6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453754

Polk Township is one of 12 townships in Huntington County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 449 and it contained 195 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Polk Township was organized in 1846.[2] It was named for President James K. Polk.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.11 square miles (62.4 km2), of which 22.76 square miles (58.9 km2) (or 94.40%) is land and 1.35 square miles (3.5 km2) (or 5.60%) is water.[1]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Monument City Memorial.

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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. ^ Bash, Frank Sumner (1914). History of Huntington County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. The Lewis Publishing Company. p. 108. 
  3. ^ History of Huntington County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 728. 

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