Center Township, Starke County, Indiana

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Center Township
Location in Starke County
Location in Starke County
Coordinates: 41°18′11″N 86°38′20″W / 41.30306°N 86.63889°W / 41.30306; -86.63889Coordinates: 41°18′11″N 86°38′20″W / 41.30306°N 86.63889°W / 41.30306; -86.63889
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Starke
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 36.34 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Land 36.34 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[1] 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,229
 • Density 171.4/sq mi (66.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 46534
Area code(s) 574
GNIS feature ID 453193

Center Township is one of nine townships in Starke County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2] As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,229 and it contained 2,650 housing units.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.34 square miles (94.1 km2), all land.[3]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

  • Knox (the county seat)

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these three cemeteries: Crown Hill, Oak Grove and Oak Park.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Starke County Airport
  • Wilson Airport


  • Wythougan Park

School districts[edit]

  • Knox Community School Corporation

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  2. ^ "Center Township". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  3. ^ 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. 

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