Jefferson Township, Wells County, Indiana

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Jefferson Township
Township
Location in Wells County
Location in Wells County
Coordinates: 40°52′17″N 85°09′07″W / 40.87139°N 85.15194°W / 40.87139; -85.15194Coordinates: 40°52′17″N 85°09′07″W / 40.87139°N 85.15194°W / 40.87139; -85.15194
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wells
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 47.13 sq mi (122.1 km2)
 • Land 46.98 sq mi (121.7 km2)
 • Water 0.15 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.32%
Elevation[1] 833 ft (254 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,762
 • Density 122.6/sq mi (47.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 46731, 46777, 46791
Area code(s) 260
GNIS feature ID 453503

Jefferson Township is one of nine townships in Wells County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,762 and it contained 2,366 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 47.13 square miles (122.1 km2), of which 46.98 square miles (121.7 km2) (or 99.68%) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2) (or 0.32%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: El Honan, Oak Lawn and Prairie View.

Lakes[edit]

  • Moser Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Northern Wells Community Schools

Political districts[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. 

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