Jackson Township, Rush County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
A former school in the township
A former school in the township
Map highlighting Jackson Township, Rush County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 39°39′52″N 85°28′33″W / 39.66444°N 85.47583°W / 39.66444; -85.47583Coordinates: 39°39′52″N 85°28′33″W / 39.66444°N 85.47583°W / 39.66444; -85.47583
Country United States
State Indiana
County Rush
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 22.6 sq mi (59 km2)
 • Land 22.6 sq mi (59 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 984 ft (300 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 366
 • Density 16.2/sq mi (6.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-37386[2]
GNIS feature ID 453465

Jackson Township is one of twelve townships in Rush County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 366 and it contained 146 housing units.[3]


Jackson Township was organized in 1830.[4]

The Smith Covered Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[5]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 22.6 square miles (59 km2), all land.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


  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 Rush County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc. Eastern Indiana Publishing Company. 1888. p. 291. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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