Olive Township, Elkhart County, Indiana

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Olive Township
Township
Location of Olive Township in Elkhart County
Location of Olive Township in Elkhart County
Coordinates: 41°33′37″N 86°01′53″W / 41.56028°N 86.03139°W / 41.56028; -86.03139Coordinates: 41°33′37″N 86°01′53″W / 41.56028°N 86.03139°W / 41.56028; -86.03139
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 18.15 sq mi (47.0 km2)
 • Land 18.08 sq mi (46.8 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 823 ft (251 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,068
 • Density 169.7/sq mi (65.5/km2)
FIPS code 18-56520[2]
GNIS feature ID 453687

Olive Township is one of sixteen townships in Elkhart County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,068.[3]

History[edit]

Olive Township was organized in 1836.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.15 square miles (47.0 km2), of which 18.08 square miles (46.8 km2) (or 99.61%) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 0.44%) is water.[3]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Pletcher and Shutts.

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