Jamestown Township, Steuben County, Indiana

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Jamestown Township
Location in Steuben County
Location in Steuben County
Coordinates: 41°43′51″N 85°01′43″W / 41.73083°N 85.02861°W / 41.73083; -85.02861Coordinates: 41°43′51″N 85°01′43″W / 41.73083°N 85.02861°W / 41.73083; -85.02861
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountySteuben
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total23.68 sq mi (61.3 km2)
 • Land20.7 sq mi (54 km2)
 • Water2.98 sq mi (7.7 km2)  12.58%
Elevation974 ft (297 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,249
 • Density157/sq mi (61/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)260
GNIS feature ID453476

Jamestown Township is one of twelve townships in Steuben County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,249 and it contained 2,937 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Pokagon State Park, Collins School, and CCC Shelter are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.68 square miles (61.3 km2), of which 20.7 square miles (54 km2) (or 87.42%) is land and 2.98 square miles (7.7 km2) (or 12.58%) is water.[2] Lakes in this township include Barton Lake, Big Otter Lake, Failing Lake, Green Lake, Hog Lake, Jimmerson Lake, Lake Charles West, Lake Lonidaw, Lake Minfenokee, Little Otter Lake, Lone Hickory Lake, Long Beach Lake, Marsh Lake, Middle Basin of Lake James, Seven Sisters Lakes, Snow Lake and the Upper Basin of Lake James. The stream of Follette Creek runs through this township.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Jamestown.

Major highways[edit]

Education[edit]

Jamestown Township residents may obtain a free library card from the Fremont Public Library.[4]

References[edit]

  • "Jamestown Township, Steuben County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files

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