Jefferson Township, Wayne County, Indiana

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Jefferson Township
Township
The Hagerstown I.O.O.F Hall, a historic place in the township
The Hagerstown I.O.O.F Hall, a historic place in the township
Location in Wayne County
Location in Wayne County
Coordinates: 39°54′40″N 85°08′51″W / 39.91111°N 85.14750°W / 39.91111; -85.14750Coordinates: 39°54′40″N 85°08′51″W / 39.91111°N 85.14750°W / 39.91111; -85.14750
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wayne
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 27.66 sq mi (71.6 km2)
 • Land 27.61 sq mi (71.5 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.18%
Elevation[1] 1,014 ft (309 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,482
 • Density 126.1/sq mi (48.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 453502

Jefferson Township is one of fifteen townships in Wayne County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,482 and it contained 1,514 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

Jefferson Township was organized in 1834.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 27.66 square miles (71.6 km2), of which 27.61 square miles (71.5 km2) (or 99.82%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.18%) is water.[2] The streams of Awl Branch, Bat Branch, Bear Creek, Brick Creek, Civil Run, Hartley Run, Morgan Creek, Nettle Creek, Price Creek, Ulrich Creek, Value Run, West Lawn Run and White Branch run through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains eight cemeteries: Olive Branch, Brick Church, Ulrich, St. Jacobs Lutheran, Felton Family, Baldridge, Unnamed, and West Lawn.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Young, Andrew White (1872). History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time. R. Clarke & Company. p. 272. 

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