Jackson Township, Wayne County, Indiana
Farmland in northeastern Jackson Township
Location in Wayne County
|• 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)|
|• Density||166.6/sq mi (64.3/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0453473|
Jackson Township was organized in 1817.
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. 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.
Cities and towns
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Jefferson Township (north)
- Center Township (east)
- Harrison Township (east)
- Washington Township (southeast)
- Posey Township, Fayette County (southwest)
- Dudley Township, Henry County (west)
- Liberty Township, Henry County (northwest)
The township contains four cemeteries: Capitol Hill, East, Riverside and South Lawn.
- "Jackson Township, Wayne County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
- United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Young, Andrew White (1872). History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time. R. Clarke & Company. p. 243.