Jefferson Township, Grant County, Indiana

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Jefferson Township
Location of Jefferson Township in Grant County
Location of Jefferson Township in Grant County
Coordinates: 40°25′54″N 85°30′13″W / 40.43167°N 85.50361°W / 40.43167; -85.50361Coordinates: 40°25′54″N 85°30′13″W / 40.43167°N 85.50361°W / 40.43167; -85.50361
Country United States
State Indiana
County Grant
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 41.9 sq mi (109 km2)
 • Land 41.76 sq mi (108.2 km2)
 • Water 0.14 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.33%
Elevation 899 ft (274 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,839
 • Density 139.8/sq mi (54.0/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453484

Jefferson Township is one of thirteen townships in Grant County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,839 and it contained 1,758 housing units.[1]


The Cumberland Covered Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 41.9 square miles (109 km2), of which 41.76 square miles (108.2 km2) (or 99.67%) is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) (or 0.33%) is water.[1] Lakes in this township include Dollar Lake. The streams of Branch Creek, Cane Run, Crawford Creek, Lake Branch, Mat Run, Round Run and Upland Drain run through this township.

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The township contains one cemetery, Shiloh.

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  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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