Jackson Township, Clay County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Location of Jackson Township in Clay County
Location of Jackson Township in Clay County
Coordinates: 39°28′51″N 87°04′24″W / 39.48083°N 87.07333°W / 39.48083; -87.07333Coordinates: 39°28′51″N 87°04′24″W / 39.48083°N 87.07333°W / 39.48083; -87.07333
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 35.68 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Land 35.09 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Water 0.59 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 623 ft (190 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,739
 • Density 78.1/sq mi (30.2/km2)
FIPS code 18-36864[2]
GNIS feature ID 453436

Jackson Township is one of eleven townships in Clay County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,739 and it contained 1,144 housing units.[3]


Jackson Township was established about 1832. It was named for Andrew Jackson, who was then serving as President of the United States.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.68 square miles (92.4 km2), of which 35.09 square miles (90.9 km2) (or 98.35%) is land and 0.59 square miles (1.5 km2) (or 1.65%) is water.[3]

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

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The township contains five cemeteries: Kealber, Neidlinger, Poplar, Wesley Chapel and Zenor.


  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 Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 83. 

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