Jackson Township, Jay County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Location in Jay County
Location in Jay County
Coordinates: 40°31′36″N 85°03′09″W / 40.52667°N 85.05250°W / 40.52667; -85.05250Coordinates: 40°31′36″N 85°03′09″W / 40.52667°N 85.05250°W / 40.52667; -85.05250
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 36.37 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land 36.34 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.05%
Elevation 873 ft (266 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 965
 • Density 26.6/sq mi (10.3/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453452

Jackson Township is one of twelve townships in Jay County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 965 and it contained 318 housing units.[1]


Jackson Township was organized in 1838.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.37 square miles (94.2 km2), of which 36.34 square miles (94.1 km2) (or 99.92%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.05%) is water.[1] The streams of Bear Creek, Dunkirk Drain, Haskin Run, Wall Run and Wolf Creek run through this township[citation needed].

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The township contains one cemetery, Gravel Hill.

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  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ Jay, Milton T. (1922). History of Jay County, Indiana: Including Its World War Record and Incorporating the Montgomery History, Volume 1. Historical Publishing Company. p. 107. 

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