Union Township, DeKalb County, Indiana

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Union Township
Township
Location of Union Township in DeKalb County
Location of Union Township in DeKalb County
Coordinates: 41°22′24″N 85°01′22″W / 41.37333°N 85.02278°W / 41.37333; -85.02278Coordinates: 41°22′24″N 85°01′22″W / 41.37333°N 85.02278°W / 41.37333; -85.02278
Country United States
State Indiana
County DeKalb
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 17.75 sq mi (46.0 km2)
 • Land 17.74 sq mi (45.9 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[1] 879 ft (268 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 13,220
 • Density 745.1/sq mi (287.7/km2)
FIPS code 18-77228[2]
GNIS feature ID 453912

Union Township is one of fifteen townships in DeKalb County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 13,220 and it contained 5,886 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Union Township was organized in 1837.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 17.75 square miles (46.0 km2), of which 17.74 square miles (45.9 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.06%) is water.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

  • Auburn (northeast three-quarters)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains seven cemeteries: Cosper, Catholic, Evergreen, Mott, Old Auburn, Roselawn and Woodlawn.

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. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ History of DeKalb County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. p. 813. 

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