Harrison Township, Elkhart County, Indiana

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Harrison Township
Township
Location of Harrison Township in Elkhart County
Location of Harrison Township in Elkhart County
Coordinates: 41°33′57″N 85°56′41″W / 41.56583°N 85.94472°W / 41.56583; -85.94472Coordinates: 41°33′57″N 85°56′41″W / 41.56583°N 85.94472°W / 41.56583; -85.94472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.77 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Land 35.74 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation[1] 807 ft (246 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,435
 • Density 124.1/sq mi (47.9/km2)
FIPS code 18-31774[2]
GNIS feature ID 453385

Harrison Township is one of sixteen townships in Elkhart County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,435.[3]

History[edit]

Harrison Township was established in the 1830s, and named for William Henry Harrison.[4]

The Joseph J. Rohrer Farm and St. John's Lutheran Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.77 square miles (92.6 km2), of which 35.74 square miles (92.6 km2) (or 99.92%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[3] Yellow Creek Lake is in this township.

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains six cemeteries: Hoke, Inbody, Miller, Stutsman, Wenger and Yellow Creek.

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