Smithfield Township, DeKalb County, Indiana
Location of Smithfield Township in DeKalb County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||35.09 sq mi (90.9 km2)|
|• Land||34.99 sq mi (90.6 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)|
|Elevation||935 ft (285 m)|
|• Density||46.1/sq mi (17.8/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||453854|
Smithfield Township was named for Isaac B. Smith, a pioneer settler.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.09 square miles (90.9 km2), of which 34.99 square miles (90.6 km2) (or 99.72%) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (or 0.28%) is water. Cedar Lake is in this township.
Cities and towns
- Steuben Township, Steuben County (north)
- Otsego Township, Steuben County (northeast)
- Franklin Township (east)
- Wilmington Township (southeast)
- Grant Township (south)
- Richland Township (southwest)
- Fairfield Township (west)
- Salem Township, Steuben County (northwest)
The township contains two cemeteries: Barkers Chapel and Cedar Lake.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- History of DeKalb County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. p. 755.