Fairfield Township, DeKalb County, Indiana

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Fairfield Township
Location of Fairfield Township in DeKalb County
Location of Fairfield Township in DeKalb County
Coordinates: 41°28′44″N 85°07′58″W / 41.47889°N 85.13278°W / 41.47889; -85.13278Coordinates: 41°28′44″N 85°07′58″W / 41.47889°N 85.13278°W / 41.47889; -85.13278
Country United States
State Indiana
County DeKalb
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 35.98 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Land 35.66 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Water 0.31 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 958 ft (292 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,368
 • Density 38.4/sq mi (14.8/km2)
FIPS code 18-22288[2]
GNIS feature ID 453284

Fairfield Township is one of fifteen townships in DeKalb County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,368 and it contained 691 housing units.[3]


Fairfield Township was founded in 1844.[4]

The Maria and Franklin Wiltrout Polygonal Barn was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[5]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.98 square miles (93.2 km2), of which 35.66 square miles (92.4 km2) (or 99.11%) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2) (or 0.86%) is water.[3] Indian Lake, Lower Story Lake and Upper Story Lake are in this township.

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  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 DeKalb County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. p. 553. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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