Lancaster Township, Jefferson County, Indiana

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Lancaster Township
Location in Jefferson County
Location in Jefferson County
Coordinates: 38°52′07″N 85°30′28″W / 38.86861°N 85.50778°W / 38.86861; -85.50778Coordinates: 38°52′07″N 85°30′28″W / 38.86861°N 85.50778°W / 38.86861; -85.50778
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jefferson
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 32.23 sq mi (83.5 km2)
 • Land 32.18 sq mi (83.3 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.16%
Elevation 794 ft (242 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,511
 • Density 47/sq mi (18/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453539

Lancaster Township is one of ten townships in Jefferson County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,511 and it contained 635 housing units.[1]


Eleutherian College and the Lyman and Asenath Hoyt House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 32.23 square miles (83.5 km2), of which 32.18 square miles (83.3 km2) (or 99.84%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.16%) is water.[1] The streams of Middle Fork Creek and Turkey Branch run through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Five Points

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains five cemeteries: Bland, Clashman, College Hill, Nelson and Ogden.

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  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. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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