Wayne Township, Huntington County, Indiana

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Wayne Township
Township
The Chenoweth-Coulter Farmhouse, a historic site in the township
The Chenoweth-Coulter Farmhouse, a historic site in the township
Location in Huntington County
Location in Huntington County
Coordinates: 40°41′49″N 85°36′10″W / 40.69694°N 85.60278°W / 40.69694; -85.60278Coordinates: 40°41′49″N 85°36′10″W / 40.69694°N 85.60278°W / 40.69694; -85.60278
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 24.41 sq mi (63.2 km2)
 • Land 24.36 sq mi (63.1 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.20%
Elevation 853 ft (260 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 540
 • Density 22.2/sq mi (8.6/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0454032

Wayne Township is one of twelve townships in Huntington County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 540 and it contained 237 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Wayne Township was organized in 1844.[2] Some of the early settlers being natives of Wayne County, Indiana caused the name to be selected.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.41 square miles (63.2 km2), of which 24.36 square miles (63.1 km2) (or 99.80%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.20%) is water.[1] The stream of Prairie Creek runs through this township.

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Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Gardens of Memory.

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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. ^ History of Huntington County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 874. 
  3. ^ 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. 129. 

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