Jennings Township, Fayette County, Indiana

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Jennings Township
Location of Jennings Township in Fayette County
Location of Jennings Township in Fayette County
Coordinates: 39°36′28″N 85°03′50″W / 39.60778°N 85.06389°W / 39.60778; -85.06389Coordinates: 39°36′28″N 85°03′50″W / 39.60778°N 85.06389°W / 39.60778; -85.06389
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fayette
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 18.17 sq mi (47.1 km2)
 • Land 18.17 sq mi (47.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 938 ft (286 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 830
 • Density 45.7/sq mi (17.6/km2)
FIPS code 18-38412[2]
GNIS feature ID 453507

Jennings Township is one of nine townships in Fayette County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 830 and it contained 360 housing units.[3]


Jennings Township was established in 1819.[4] It was named for Jonathan Jennings, who was acting governor at the time of the township's organization.[5]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.17 square miles (47.1 km2), all land.[3]

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The township contains three cemeteries: Mount Garrison, Simpson and Union. There is also at least one other small cemetery along Village Creek, the Burk Cemetery.


  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. ^ History of Fayette County, Indiana. Warner, Beers and Company. 1885. p. 183. 
  5. ^ Barrows, Frederic Irving (1917). History of Fayette County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Bowen, B. F. p. 249. 

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