Elkhart Township, Elkhart County, Indiana

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Elkhart Township
Township
Location of Elkhart Township in Elkhart County
Location of Elkhart Township in Elkhart County
Coordinates: 41°33′59″N 85°49′41″W / 41.56639°N 85.82806°W / 41.56639; -85.82806Coordinates: 41°33′59″N 85°49′41″W / 41.56639°N 85.82806°W / 41.56639; -85.82806
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.69 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Land 35.04 sq mi (90.8 km2)
 • Water 0.65 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 36,487
 • Density 1,041.2/sq mi (402.0/km2)
FIPS code 18-20746[2]
GNIS feature ID 453275

Elkhart Township is one of sixteen townships in Elkhart County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 36,487.[3]

History[edit]

The Dierdorff Farmstead was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.69 square miles (92.4 km2), of which 35.04 square miles (90.8 km2) (or 98.18%) is land and 0.65 square miles (1.7 km2) (or 1.82%) is water.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains seven cemeteries: Cripe, Elkhart Prairie, Hess, Oak Ridge, Sparklin, Studebaker and Violett.

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. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 3/21/11 through 3/25/11. National Park Service. 2011-04-01. 

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