Jackson Township, Brown County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Township
Location of Jackson Township in Brown County
Location of Jackson Township in Brown County
Coordinates: 39°17′01″N 86°18′03″W / 39.28361°N 86.30083°W / 39.28361; -86.30083Coordinates: 39°17′01″N 86°18′03″W / 39.28361°N 86.30083°W / 39.28361; -86.30083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Brown
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 62.38 sq mi (161.6 km2)
 • Land 61.39 sq mi (159.0 km2)
 • Water 0.99 sq mi (2.6 km2)
Elevation[1] 702 ft (214 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,002
 • Density 65.2/sq mi (25.2/km2)
FIPS code 18-36810[2]
GNIS feature ID 453433

Jackson Township is one of four townships in Brown County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,002 and it contained 2,112 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Jackson Township was named for Andrew Jackson.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 62.38 square miles (161.6 km2), of which 61.39 square miles (159.0 km2) (or 98.41%) is land and 0.99 square miles (2.6 km2) (or 1.59%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Georgetown and Lanam.

References[edit]

  • "Jackson Township, Brown County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
  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 September 11, 2013. 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. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 734.

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