Jefferson Township, Allen County, Indiana

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Jefferson Township
St. Louis' Catholic Church, a historic site east of New Haven
St. Louis' Catholic Church, a historic site east of New Haven
Location in Allen County, Indiana
Location in Allen County, Indiana
Coordinates: 41°03′02″N 84°56′28″W / 41.05056°N 84.94111°W / 41.05056; -84.94111Coordinates: 41°03′02″N 84°56′28″W / 41.05056°N 84.94111°W / 41.05056; -84.94111
Country United States
State Indiana
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Total36.52 sq mi (94.59 km2)
 • Land36.51 sq mi (94.56 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
778 ft (237 m)
 • Total2,109
 • Density58/sq mi (22.3/km2)
ZIP codes
46773, 46774, 46797, 46816
GNIS feature ID0453478

Jefferson Township is one of twenty townships in Allen County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,109.[1] Jefferson Township was organized in 1840.[2]


The Craigville Depot, New York Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Steam Locomotive No. 765, and St. Louis, Besancon, Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Jefferson Township covers an area of 36.52 square miles (94.59 km2); of this, 36.51 square miles (94.56 km2) is land and 0.012 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.03 percent, is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains Emmanuel Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Casad Industrial Park Airport
  • Klines Airport

School districts[edit]

  • East Allen County Schools

Political districts[edit]



  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Jefferson township, Allen County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 10, 2020. Retrieved March 26, 2013.
  2. ^ Griswold, Bert Joseph; Taylor, Mrs. Samuel R. (1917). The Pictorial History of Fort Wayne, Indiana: A Review of Two Centuries of Occupation of the Region about the Head of the Maumee River. Robert O. Law Company. p. 642.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.