Jackson Township, Decatur County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Township
Location of Jackson Township in Decatur County
Location of Jackson Township in Decatur County
Coordinates: 39°11′54″N 85°38′29″W / 39.19833°N 85.64139°W / 39.19833; -85.64139Coordinates: 39°11′54″N 85°38′29″W / 39.19833°N 85.64139°W / 39.19833; -85.64139
Country United States
State Indiana
County Decatur
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 40.29 sq mi (104.4 km2)
 • Land 40.27 sq mi (104.3 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation[1] 801 ft (244 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 988
 • Density 24.5/sq mi (9.5/km2)
FIPS code 18-36918[2]
GNIS feature ID 453439

Jackson Township is one of nine townships in Decatur County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 988 and it contained 419 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Jackson Township was organized in 1834.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 40.29 square miles (104.4 km2), of which 40.27 square miles (104.3 km2) (or 99.95%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.05%) 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 six cemeteries: Lower Union, Mount Olivet, Mount Pisgah, Shirk, Wesley and Wynn.

References[edit]

  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. ^ 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. ^ Harding, Lewis Albert (1915). History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 95. 

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