Salamonie Township, Huntington County, Indiana

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Salamonie Township
Township
Location in Huntington County
Location in Huntington County
Coordinates: 40°41′27″N 85°23′23″W / 40.69083°N 85.38972°W / 40.69083; -85.38972Coordinates: 40°41′27″N 85°23′23″W / 40.69083°N 85.38972°W / 40.69083; -85.38972
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.49 sq mi (94.5 km2)
 • Land 36.3 sq mi (94 km2)
 • Water 0.19 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.52%
Elevation 876 ft (267 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,049
 • Density 56.4/sq mi (21.8/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453822

Salamonie Township is one of twelve townships in Huntington County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,049 and it contained 973 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Salamonie Township was organized in 1835.[2] It was named from the Salamonie River.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.49 square miles (94.5 km2), of which 36.3 square miles (94 km2) (or 99.48%) is land and 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2) (or 0.52%) is water.[1] The stream of Weasel Creek runs through this township.

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Redmen, Thompson, West Union and Woodlawn.

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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. ^ History of Huntington County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 791. 
  3. ^ 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. 115. 

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