Tipton Township, Cass County, Indiana

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Tipton Township
Township
Farmland in Tipton Township
Farmland in Tipton Township
Location of Tipton Township in Cass County
Location of Tipton Township in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°41′54″N 86°13′06″W / 40.69833°N 86.21833°W / 40.69833; -86.21833Coordinates: 40°41′54″N 86°13′06″W / 40.69833°N 86.21833°W / 40.69833; -86.21833
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 40.77 sq mi (105.58 km2)
 • Land 40.62 sq mi (105.22 km2)
 • Water 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
Elevation[1] 755 ft (230 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,490
 • Density 61/sq mi (24/km2)
FIPS code 18-75968[2]
GNIS feature ID 453899

Tipton Township is one of fourteen townships in Cass County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,490.[3]

History[edit]

Tipton Township was organized in 1840.[4] It was named for Indiana Senator John Tipton.[5]

Geography[edit]

Tipton Township covers an area of 40.77 square miles (105.6 km2); 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) (0.34 percent) of this is water.

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains five cemeteries: Bowyer, Little Deer Creek, Shaff, Venard and Walton.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Tipton township, Cass County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 678. 
  5. ^ Helm, Thomas B. (1878). History of Cass County, Indiana. Kingman Bros. p. 42. 

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