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
County Owen
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 20.06 sq mi (52.0 km2)
 • Land 19.59 sq mi (50.7 km2)
 • Water 0.47 sq mi (1.2 km2)  2.34%
Elevation 751 ft (229 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 846
 • Density 43.2/sq mi (16.7/km2)
ZIP codes 46120, 47460, 47868
GNIS feature ID 0453508

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]


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]


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.)


The township contains Maze Cemetery.


  • Paradise Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Cloverdale Community Schools

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 46
  • State Senate District 37


  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 806. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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