Jefferson Township, Newton County, Indiana

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Jefferson Township
Township
Map highlighting Jefferson Township, Newton County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 40°46′47″N 87°26′56″W / 40.77972°N 87.44889°W / 40.77972; -87.44889Coordinates: 40°46′47″N 87°26′56″W / 40.77972°N 87.44889°W / 40.77972; -87.44889
Country United States
State Indiana
County Newton
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 45.14 sq mi (116.9 km2)
 • Land 45.14 sq mi (116.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,140
 • Density 47.4/sq mi (18.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 219
FIPS code 18-38106[2]
GNIS feature ID 453492

Jefferson Township is one of ten townships in Newton County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,140 and it contained 964 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Jefferson Township was established in 1860.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 45.14 square miles (116.9 km2), all land.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

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. ^ A standard history of Jasper and Newton counties, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. 1916. p. 197. 

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