Jackson Township, Miami County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Township
Fields south of Amboy
Fields south of Amboy
Location in Miami County
Location in Miami County
Coordinates: 40°36′14″N 85°54′13″W / 40.60389°N 85.90361°W / 40.60389; -85.90361Coordinates: 40°36′14″N 85°54′13″W / 40.60389°N 85.90361°W / 40.60389; -85.90361
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Miami
Organized 1846
Named for Andrew Jackson
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 23.37 sq mi (60.5 km2)
 • Land 23.3 sq mi (60 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.34%
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,956
 • Density 84/sq mi (32/km2)
ZIP codes 46911, 46919
GNIS feature ID 0453455

Jackson Township is one of fourteen townships in Miami County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,956 and it contained 843 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

The first settlement at Jackson Township was made in 1842.[2] Jackson Township was organized in 1846.[3] The township is named for Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.37 square miles (60.5 km2), of which 23.3 square miles (60 km2) (or 99.70%) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 0.34%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Bond, Friends, Park Lawn and Pipe Creek.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Converse Airport

Lakes[edit]

  • Fox Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Oak Hill United School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 618. 
  3. ^ Bodurtha , Arthur Lawrence (1914). History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Pub. p. 130. 
  4. ^ "History of Miami County (archived)". Miami County Tourism Office. Archived from the original on February 12, 2015. Retrieved 22 August 2015. 

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