Washington Township, Cass County, Indiana

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Washington Township
Township
Location of Washington Township in Cass County
Location of Washington Township in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°41′47″N 86°19′55″W / 40.69639°N 86.33194°W / 40.69639; -86.33194Coordinates: 40°41′47″N 86°19′55″W / 40.69639°N 86.33194°W / 40.69639; -86.33194
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.34 sq mi (91.53 km2)
 • Land 35.16 sq mi (91.07 km2)
 • Water 0.18 sq mi (0.46 km2)
Elevation[1] 715 ft (218 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,608
 • Density 46/sq mi (18/km2)
FIPS code 18-80432[2]
GNIS feature ID 453986

Washington Township is one of fourteen townships in Cass County, Indiana, and one of the forty-six townships sharing the name in the state.[3] As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,608.[4]

History[edit]

Washington Township was organized in 1842.[5] It was named for George Washington, first President of the United States.[6]

Geography[edit]

Washington Township covers an area of 35.34 square miles (91.5 km2); 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2) (0.51 percent) of this is water.

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Bruner, Ramer, Taber and West.

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. ^ see Washington Township, Indiana
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Washington township, Cass County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  5. ^ Helm, Thomas B. (1878). History of Cass County, Indiana. Kingman Bros. p. 40. 
  6. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 702. 

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