Washington Township, Elkhart County, Indiana

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Washington Township
Township
Location of Washington Township in Elkhart County
Location of Washington Township in Elkhart County
Coordinates: 41°43′54″N 85°49′55″W / 41.73167°N 85.83194°W / 41.73167; -85.83194Coordinates: 41°43′54″N 85°49′55″W / 41.73167°N 85.83194°W / 41.73167; -85.83194
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 26.1 sq mi (68 km2)
 • Land 25.33 sq mi (65.6 km2)
 • Water 0.76 sq mi (2.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 778 ft (237 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,945
 • Density 274.1/sq mi (105.8/km2)
FIPS code 18-80594[2]
GNIS feature ID 453994

Washington Township is one of sixteen townships in Elkhart County, Indiana. As of the 2000 census, its population was 6,945.[3]

History[edit]

Its namesake is George Washington.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 26.1 square miles (68 km2), of which 25.33 square miles (65.6 km2) (or 97.05%) is land and 0.76 square miles (2.0 km2) (or 2.91%) is water.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Cathcart, Oak Ridge, Proctor and Trout Creek.

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