Harris Township, St. Joseph County, Indiana

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Harris Township
Location in St. Joseph County
Location in St. Joseph County
Coordinates: 41°44′05″N 86°07′28″W / 41.73472°N 86.12444°W / 41.73472; -86.12444Coordinates: 41°44′05″N 86°07′28″W / 41.73472°N 86.12444°W / 41.73472; -86.12444
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County St. Joseph
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 21.12 sq mi (54.69 km2)
 • Land 21.12 sq mi (54.69 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[1] 774 ft (236 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 19,873
 • Density 941/sq mi (363.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 46530, 46545, 46561
Area code(s) 574
GNIS feature ID 453376

Harris Township is one of thirteen townships in St. Joseph County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2] As of the 2000 census, its population was 19,873.[3]

Harris Township was organized in 1836.[4] The township was named after the Harris family, a local family of pioneer settlers.[5]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Harris Township covers an area of 21.12 square miles (54.7 km2), all land.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]



The township contains Harris Prairie Cemetery on Adams Road, and Salem Cemetery near Ash and Brummitt Roads.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Cam-Air Airport
  • Foos Field

School districts[edit]

  • Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  2. ^ "Harris Township". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-07-07. 
  3. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
  4. ^ History of St. Joseph County, Indiana. C.C. Chapman & Company. 1880. p. 369. 
  5. ^ Howard, Timothy Edward (1907). A History of St. Joseph County, Indiana. Lewis publishing Company. p. 590. 

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