Union Township, Huntington County, Indiana

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Union Township
Township
A historic farmstead in Union Township
A historic farmstead in Union Township
Location in Huntington County
Location in Huntington County
Coordinates: 40°52′27″N 85°23′33″W / 40.87417°N 85.39250°W / 40.87417; -85.39250Coordinates: 40°52′27″N 85°23′33″W / 40.87417°N 85.39250°W / 40.87417; -85.39250
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.39 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land 35.72 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Water 0.68 sq mi (1.8 km2)  1.87%
Elevation 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,235
 • Density 34.6/sq mi (13.4/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453919

Union Township is one of twelve townships in Huntington County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,235 and it contained 490 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Union Township was originally called Monroe Township, and under the latter name was organized in 1842. It was renamed Union Township in 1845.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.39 square miles (94.2 km2), of which 35.72 square miles (92.5 km2) (or 98.16%) is land and 0.68 square miles (1.8 km2) (or 1.87%) is water.[1]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Feighner.

Major highways[edit]

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. 119. 

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