Jackson Township, Fountain County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Township
Location of Jackson Township in Fountain County
Location of Jackson Township in Fountain County
Coordinates: 39°59′46″N 87°08′51″W / 39.99611°N 87.14750°W / 39.99611; -87.14750Coordinates: 39°59′46″N 87°08′51″W / 39.99611°N 87.14750°W / 39.99611; -87.14750
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fountain
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.08 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Land 35.98 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 718 ft (219 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 628
 • Density 17.5/sq mi (6.8/km2)
FIPS code 18-37008[2]
GNIS feature ID 453444

Jackson Township is one of eleven townships in Fountain County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 628 and it contained 300 housing units.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.08 square miles (93.4 km2), of which 35.98 square miles (93.2 km2) (or 99.72%) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) (or 0.25%) is water.[3] It contains the town of Wallace, located near the center of the township, and the unincorporated community of Wooley Corner to the northwest of Wallace.

Indiana State Road 32 runs along a portion of the northern border before veering east–southeast through the northeastern part of the township.[4] Indiana State Road 234 runs from east to west through the southern part of the township.[5] Indiana State Road 341 begins at State Road 234 and runs north through Wallace before leaving the township.[6]

Map of Jackson Township

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Nolen and Zackmire.

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. ^ "State Road 32". Highway Explorer. Archived from the original on 2011-07-11. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  5. ^ "State Road 234". Highway Explorer. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  6. ^ "State Road 341". Highway Explorer. Archived from the original on 2011-07-11. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 

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