Chester Township, Wells County, Indiana

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Chester Township
Township
Location in Wells County
Location in Wells County
Coordinates: 40°36′25″N 85°16′07″W / 40.60694°N 85.26861°W / 40.60694; -85.26861Coordinates: 40°36′25″N 85°16′07″W / 40.60694°N 85.26861°W / 40.60694; -85.26861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wells
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.79 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Land 35.62 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Water 0.17 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.47%
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 936
 • Density 26.3/sq mi (10.2/km2)
ZIP codes 46759, 46781, 46792, 47359
GNIS feature ID 453199

Chester Township is one of nine townships in Wells County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 936 and it contained 394 housing units.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.79 square miles (92.7 km2), of which 35.62 square miles (92.3 km2) (or 99.53%) is land and 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2) (or 0.47%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Miller and Snow.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Brinnemans Headacres Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Southern Wells Community Schools

Political districts[edit]

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. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder

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