Aboite Township, Allen County, Indiana

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Aboite Township
Vermilyea Inn, a historic hotel[1] in the township[2]
Vermilyea Inn, a historic hotel[1] in the township[2]
Location in Allen County, Indiana
Location in Allen County, Indiana
Coordinates: 41°03′08″N 85°17′07″W / 41.05222°N 85.28528°W / 41.05222; -85.28528Coordinates: 41°03′08″N 85°17′07″W / 41.05222°N 85.28528°W / 41.05222; -85.28528
Country United States
State Indiana
CountyAllen
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total33.35 sq mi (86.4 km2)
 • Land33.33 sq mi (86.3 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.09%
Elevation
833 ft (254 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total35,765
 • Density1,073.2/sq mi (414.4/km2)
ZIP codes
46783, 46804, 46809, 46814, 46818
GNIS feature ID0453072
Websitewww.aboitetwp.com

Aboite Township is one of twenty townships in Allen County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 35,765,[3] up from 28,338 in 2000.[4]

History[edit]

Aboite Township was named from the Aboite Creek, which is derived from the French word for "minnow".[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 33.35 square miles (86.4 km2), of which 33.33 square miles (86.3 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.09%) is water.[3]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Fort Wayne incorporated approximately 12 square miles (31 km2) of Aboite territory effective January 1, 2006.[6]

Fort Wayne neighborhoods[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Covington Memorial Gardens and Oak Grove.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Dennis Airport

School districts[edit]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Aboite Township, Allen County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • IndianaMap

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