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%
Elevation850 ft (259 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total35,765
 • Density1,073.2/sq mi (414.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
46783, 46804, 46809, 46814, 46818
Area code(s)260
GNIS feature ID453072
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,[4] up from 28,338 in 2000.[5]

History[edit]

Aboite Township was named from the Aboite Creek, which is derived from the French word for "minnow".[6]

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.[4]

Cities and towns[edit]

Fort Wayne incorporated approximately 12 square miles (31 km2) of Aboite territory effective January 1, 2006.[7]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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]

  1. ^ http://www.nps.gov/nr/listings/20051216.HTM
  2. ^ http://goo.gl/maps/Vvojd
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Aboite township, Allen County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved March 25, 2013.
  5. ^ United States Census Bureau U.S. Census website
  6. ^ Griswold, Bert Joseph; Taylor, Mrs. Samuel R. (1917). The Pictorial History of Fort Wayne, Indiana: A Review of Two Centuries of Occupation of the Region about the Head of the Maumee River. Robert O. Law Company. p. 687.
  7. ^ "City of Fort Wayne - Southwest Extended Annexation".

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