Jackson Township, Elkhart County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Township
Location of Jackson Township in Elkhart County
Location of Jackson Township in Elkhart County
Coordinates: 41°29′N 85°50′W / 41.483°N 85.833°W / 41.483; -85.833Coordinates: 41°29′N 85°50′W / 41.483°N 85.833°W / 41.483; -85.833
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.35 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Land 36.29 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 827 ft (252 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,288
 • Density 118.1/sq mi (45.6/km2)
FIPS code 18-36972[2]
GNIS feature ID 453442

Jackson Township (T35N R6E) is one of sixteen townships in Elkhart County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,288.[3]

History[edit]

Jackson Township was named for Col. John Jackson, a pioneer settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.35 square miles (94.1 km2), of which 36.29 square miles (94.0 km2) (or 99.83%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.17%) is water.[3] Frog Pond is in this township.

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains several cemeteries, including the historic Bainter Town cemetery, which opened in 1832.

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. 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. ^ History of Elkhart County, Indiana. Chas. C. Chapman Co. 1881. p. 999. 

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