Jefferson Township, Miami County, Indiana

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Jefferson Township
Township
Location in Miami County
Location in Miami County
Coordinates: 40°49′31″N 86°06′56″W / 40.82528°N 86.11556°W / 40.82528; -86.11556Coordinates: 40°49′31″N 86°06′56″W / 40.82528°N 86.11556°W / 40.82528; -86.11556
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Miami
Organized June 1834
Named for Thomas Jefferson
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 32.57 sq mi (84.4 km2)
 • Land 32.18 sq mi (83.3 km2)
 • Water 0.39 sq mi (1.0 km2)  1.20%
Elevation 702 ft (214 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,412
 • Density 75/sq mi (29/km2)
ZIP codes 46926, 46958, 46970
GNIS feature ID 0453490

Jefferson Township is one of fourteen townships in Miami County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,412 and it contained 1,044 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Jefferson Township was organized in 1834.[2] It is named for Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 32.57 square miles (84.4 km2), of which 32.18 square miles (83.3 km2) (or 98.80%) is land and 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2) (or 1.20%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Courter, Eel River Chapel, Green Lawn, Koontz and Westlawn.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Peru Municipal Airport

School districts[edit]

  • North Miami Community Schools

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ Bodurtha , Arthur Lawrence (1914). History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Pub. p. 132. 
  3. ^ History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 659. 

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