Jackson Township, Cass County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Location of Jackson Township in Cass County
Location of Jackson Township in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°36′30″N 86°12′52″W / 40.60833°N 86.21444°W / 40.60833; -86.21444Coordinates: 40°36′30″N 86°12′52″W / 40.60833°N 86.21444°W / 40.60833; -86.21444
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 30.05 sq mi (77.84 km2)
 • Land 30.03 sq mi (77.79 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation[1] 781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,876
 • Density 96/sq mi (37/km2)
FIPS code 18-36846[2]
GNIS feature ID 453435

Jackson Township is one of fourteen townships in Cass County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,876.[3]


Jackson Township was organized on June 6, 1847 in a meeting at the home of William Frush.[4] It was named for Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States.[5]


Jackson Township covers an area of 30.05 square miles (77.8 km2); 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (0.07 percent) of this is water.

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The township contains four cemeteries: McWilliams, Meeks, Patterson and Sprinkle.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Jackson township, Cass County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 593. 
  5. ^ Helm, Thomas B. (1878). History of Cass County, Indiana. Kingman Bros. p. 41. 

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