Jefferson Township, Dubois County, Indiana

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Jefferson Township
Township
Location of Jefferson Township in Dubois County
Location of Jefferson Township in Dubois County
Coordinates: 38°18′07″N 86°43′18″W / 38.30194°N 86.72167°W / 38.30194; -86.72167Coordinates: 38°18′07″N 86°43′18″W / 38.30194°N 86.72167°W / 38.30194; -86.72167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dubois
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.85 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92 km2)
 • Water 0.15 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,543
 • Density 43.2/sq mi (16.7/km2)
FIPS code 18-37926[2]
GNIS feature ID 453482

Jefferson Township is one of twelve townships in Dubois County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,543 and it contained 683 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Jefferson Township was created from land given by Hall Township.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.85 square miles (92.9 km2), of which 35.7 square miles (92 km2) (or 99.58%) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2) (or 0.42%) is water.[3]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains five cemeteries: Cox, Garland, Spencer, Taylor and Waddle.

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. ^ Wilson, George R. (1910). History of Dubois County from Its Primitive Days to 1910. Windmill Publications. p. 361. 

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