Cleveland Township, Elkhart County, Indiana

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Cleveland Township
Township
Location of Cleveland Township in Elkhart County
Location of Cleveland Township in Elkhart County
Coordinates: 41°43′21″N 86°01′53″W / 41.72250°N 86.03139°W / 41.72250; -86.03139Coordinates: 41°43′21″N 86°01′53″W / 41.72250°N 86.03139°W / 41.72250; -86.03139
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 16.47 sq mi (42.7 km2)
 • Land 15.88 sq mi (41.1 km2)
 • Water 0.59 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 771 ft (235 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 11,158
 • Density 702.6/sq mi (271.3/km2)
FIPS code 18-13528[2]
GNIS feature ID 453225

Cleveland Township is one of sixteen townships in Elkhart County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 11,158.[3]

History[edit]

Cleveland Township was established in 1835, and named after Cleveland, Ohio, perhaps due to that city's nickname - "The Forest City".[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 16.47 square miles (42.7 km2), of which 15.88 square miles (41.1 km2) (or 96.42%) is land and 0.59 square miles (1.5 km2) (or 3.58%) is water.[3] Boot Lake is in this township.

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Carlton.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  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. 
  4. ^ History of Elkhart County, Indiana. Chas. C. Chapman Co. 1881. p. 685. 

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