Jackson Township, Wayne County, Indiana

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Jackson Township
Farmland in northeastern Jackson Township
Farmland in northeastern Jackson Township
Location in Wayne County
Location in Wayne County
Coordinates: 39°49′17″N 85°09′59″W / 39.82139°N 85.16639°W / 39.82139; -85.16639Coordinates: 39°49′17″N 85°09′59″W / 39.82139°N 85.16639°W / 39.82139; -85.16639
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wayne
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 28.33 sq mi (73.4 km2)
 • Land 27.98 sq mi (72.5 km2)
 • Water 0.35 sq mi (0.9 km2)  1.24%
Elevation 948 ft (289 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,660
 • Density 166.6/sq mi (64.3/km2)
GNIS feature ID 453473

Jackson Township is one of fifteen townships in Wayne County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,660 and it contained 2,136 housing units.[1]


Jackson Township was organized in 1817.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.33 square miles (73.4 km2), of which 27.98 square miles (72.5 km2) (or 98.76%) is land and 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2) (or 1.24%) is water.[1] Lakes in this township include Hi-Way Springs. The streams of Auburn Brook, Coon Creek, Crietz Creek, Horn Creek, Lick Branch, Pinhook Drain, Pronghorn Run, Springs Run and Symonds Creek run through this township.

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

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The township contains four cemeteries: Capitol Hill, East, Riverside and South Lawn.

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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. ^ Young, Andrew White (1872). History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time. R. Clarke & Company. p. 243. 

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