Clinton Township, Elkhart County, Indiana

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Clinton Township
Township
Location of Clinton Township in Elkhart County
Location of Clinton Township in Elkhart County
Coordinates: 41°34′05″N 85°42′29″W / 41.56806°N 85.70806°W / 41.56806; -85.70806Coordinates: 41°34′05″N 85°42′29″W / 41.56806°N 85.70806°W / 41.56806; -85.70806
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.78 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Land 35.73 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 915 ft (279 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,624
 • Density 129.4/sq mi (50.0/km2)
FIPS code 18-13726[2]
GNIS feature ID 453231

Clinton Township is one of sixteen townships in Elkhart County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,624.[3]

History[edit]

Clinton Township was named for the son of a pioneer settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.78 square miles (92.7 km2), of which 35.73 square miles (92.5 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.17%) is water.[3] Fish Lake is in this township.

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains [at least]six cemeteries: Clinton Brick Mennonite, Clinton Union, Nisley, Rock Run, Thomas, and Woodlawn [5]

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. 692. 
  5. ^ Cemeteries of Elkhart County, Indiana, Vol I 1990, p. 2, 94-180

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