Jackson Township, Shelby County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Township
Map highlighting Jackson Township, Shelby County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 39°23′50″N 85°53′56″W / 39.39722°N 85.89889°W / 39.39722; -85.89889Coordinates: 39°23′50″N 85°53′56″W / 39.39722°N 85.89889°W / 39.39722; -85.89889
Country United States
State Indiana
County Shelby
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 34.27 sq mi (88.8 km2)
 • Land 34.08 sq mi (88.3 km2)
 • Water 0.18 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,844
 • Density 54.1/sq mi (20.9/km2)
FIPS code 18-37404[2]
GNIS feature ID 453466

Jackson Township is one of fourteen townships in Shelby County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,844 and it contained 738 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Jackson Township was established in 1840.[4]

St. George Lutheran Church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.27 square miles (88.8 km2), of which 34.08 square miles (88.3 km2) (or 99.45%) is land and 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2) (or 0.53%) is water.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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 Shelby County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 277. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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