Jefferson Township, Carroll County, Indiana

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Jefferson Township
Township
Location of Jefferson Township in Carroll County
Location of Jefferson Township in Carroll County
Coordinates: 40°41′45″N 86°42′40″W / 40.69583°N 86.71111°W / 40.69583; -86.71111Coordinates: 40°41′45″N 86°42′40″W / 40.69583°N 86.71111°W / 40.69583; -86.71111
Country United States
State Indiana
County Carroll
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 31.7 sq mi (82 km2)
 • Land 30.67 sq mi (79.4 km2)
 • Water 1.03 sq mi (2.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,162
 • Density 70.5/sq mi (27.2/km2)
FIPS code 18-37872[2]
GNIS feature ID 453480

Jefferson Township is one of fourteen townships in Carroll County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,162 and it contained 1,658 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Jefferson Township was organized in 1836.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 31.7 square miles (82 km2), of which 30.67 square miles (79.4 km2) (or 96.75%) is land and 1.03 square miles (2.7 km2) (or 3.25%) is water.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Schock and Yeoman.

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. 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. ^ Odell, John Curtis (1916). History of Carroll County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 85. 

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