Bearcreek Township, Jay County, Indiana

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Bearcreek Township
Small cemetery east of Bryant
Small cemetery east of Bryant
Location in Jay County
Location in Jay County
Coordinates: 40°31′35″N 84°55′51″W / 40.52639°N 84.93083°W / 40.52639; -84.93083Coordinates: 40°31′35″N 84°55′51″W / 40.52639°N 84.93083°W / 40.52639; -84.93083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 36.25 sq mi (93.9 km2)
 • Land 36.23 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Elevation 863 ft (263 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,578
 • Density 43.6/sq mi (16.8/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453101

Bearcreek Township is one of twelve townships in Jay County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,578 and it contained 472 housing units.[1]


Bearcreek Township was organized in 1836.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.25 square miles (93.9 km2), of which 36.23 square miles (93.8 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[1] The streams of Deer Creek and Tri Run run through this township.

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The township contains three cemeteries: Borris, Old Baptist and Pingrey.

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  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. ^ Jay, Milton T. (1922). History of Jay County, Indiana: Including Its World War Record and Incorporating the Montgomery History, Volume 1. Historical Publishing Company. p. 98. 

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