Huntington Township, Huntington County, Indiana

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Huntington Township
Location in Huntington County
Location in Huntington County
Coordinates: 40°52′22″N 85°30′46″W / 40.87278°N 85.51278°W / 40.87278; -85.51278Coordinates: 40°52′22″N 85°30′46″W / 40.87278°N 85.51278°W / 40.87278; -85.51278
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 37.26 sq mi (96.5 km2)
 • Land 36.46 sq mi (94.4 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)  2.15%
Elevation 712 ft (217 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 20,837
 • Density 571.5/sq mi (220.7/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453424

Huntington Township is one of twelve townships in Huntington County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 20,837 and it contained 8,931 housing units,[1] making it the most populous township in the county.

Huntington Township was organized in 1834.[2]


The Chief Richardville House and Miami Treaty Grounds and Rangeline Road Bridge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.26 square miles (96.5 km2), of which 36.46 square miles (94.4 km2) (or 97.85%) is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) (or 2.15%) is water.[1] Lakes in the township include Big Blue, Lake Clare, and the J. Edward Roush Reservoir. The stream of Rabbit Run runs through the township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains four cemeteries: Mount Calvary, Mount Hope, Pilgrims Rest and Pleasant Grove.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Bowling Airport
  • Huntington Municipal Airport


Huntington Township is the home of Huntington University, a Christian liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 1,100.

Huntington Township is also home to Huntington North High School, Crestview Middle School, Riverview Middle School, Huntington Catholic School, Flint Springs Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School, and Horace Mann Elementary School.

Notable people[edit]

Public Servants[edit]


  • Eiffel G. Plasterer, in the mid-1900s, toured America with his "Bubbles Concerto" program. He was a pioneer in soap bubble art and invented unique bubble-making techniques and equipment.
  • Denny Jiosa, Grammy nominated jazz guitarist

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Points of interest[edit]


  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ Bash, Frank Sumner (1914). History of Huntington County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. The Lewis Publishing Company. p. 96. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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