Jennings Township, Owen County, Indiana

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Jennings Township
General store in Cataract, within the township
General store in Cataract, within the township
Location in Owen County
Location in Owen County
Coordinates: 39°26′02″N 86°48′54″W / 39.43389°N 86.81500°W / 39.43389; -86.81500Coordinates: 39°26′02″N 86°48′54″W / 39.43389°N 86.81500°W / 39.43389; -86.81500
Country United States
State Indiana
CountyOwen
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total20.06 sq mi (52.0 km2)
 • Land19.59 sq mi (50.7 km2)
 • Water0.47 sq mi (1.2 km2)  2.34%
Elevation
751 ft (229 m)
Population
 • Total846
 • Density43.2/sq mi (16.7/km2)
ZIP codes
46120, 47460, 47868
GNIS feature ID453508

Jennings Township is one of thirteen townships in Owen County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 846 and it contained 405 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Jennings Township was organized in 1842. It was named for T. C. Jennings, who played an active role in its establishment.[2]

The Cataract Falls Covered Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 20.06 square miles (52.0 km2), of which 19.59 square miles (50.7 km2) (or 97.66%) is land and 0.47 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 2.34%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Maze Cemetery.

Lakes[edit]

  • Paradise Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Cloverdale Community Schools

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 46
  • State Senate District 37

References[edit]

  • "Jennings Township, Owen County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • IndianaMap

External links[edit]