Grant Township, Newton County, Indiana

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Grant Township
Township
Grain Elevator along the tracks serving western Indiana farmers
Grain Elevator along the tracks serving western Indiana farmers
Location in Newton County
Location in Newton County
Coordinates: 40°47′02″N 87°19′30″W / 40.78389°N 87.32500°W / 40.78389; -87.32500Coordinates: 40°47′02″N 87°19′30″W / 40.78389°N 87.32500°W / 40.78389; -87.32500
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Newton
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.52 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Land 35.52 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[1] 682 ft (208 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,189
 • Density 33.5/sq mi (12.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 47922, 47948, 47951
Area code(s) 219
GNIS feature ID 453337

Grant Township is one of ten townships in Newton County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,189 and it contained 548 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Grant Township was founded in 1865, and named for Ulysses S. Grant.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.52 square miles (92.0 km2), all land.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Goodland and Mount Calvary.

Major highways[edit]

Education[edit]

  • South Newton School Corporation

Grant Township is served by the Goodland-Grant Township Public Library.[4]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ A standard history of Jasper and Newton counties, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. 1916. p. 198. 
  4. ^ "Indiana public library directory" (PDF). Indiana State Library. Retrieved 10 March 2018. 

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