Paw Paw Township, Wabash County, Indiana

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Paw Paw Township
Farmhouse at the Halderman-Van Buskirk Farmstead, a historic site south of Roann
Farmhouse at the Halderman-Van Buskirk Farmstead, a historic site south of Roann
Location in Wabash County
Location in Wabash County
Coordinates: 40°53′55″N 85°51′52″W / 40.89861°N 85.86444°W / 40.89861; -85.86444Coordinates: 40°53′55″N 85°51′52″W / 40.89861°N 85.86444°W / 40.89861; -85.86444
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyWabash
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total40.47 sq mi (104.8 km2)
 • Land40.26 sq mi (104.3 km2)
 • Water0.21 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.52%
Elevation
771 ft (235 m)
Population
 • Total1,691
 • Density42/sq mi (16/km2)
ZIP codes
46926, 46962, 46974, 46990, 46992
GNIS feature ID453711

Paw Paw Township is one of seven townships in Wabash County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,691 and it contained 683 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

The Halderman-Van Buskirk Farmstead, Roann Covered Bridge, Roann Historic District, and Stockdale Mill are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2][3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 40.47 square miles (104.8 km2), of which 40.26 square miles (104.3 km2) (or 99.48%) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) (or 0.52%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these seven cemeteries: Abshire, Algers, Gamble, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Jack, Long and Reeds.

Education[edit]

  • Metropolitan School District of Wabash County Schools

Paw Paw Township is served by the Roann-Paw Paw Township Public Library.[4]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  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.
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 3/18/13 through 3/22/13. National Park Service. 2013-03-29.
  4. ^ "Indiana public library directory" (PDF). Indiana State Library. Retrieved 15 March 2018.

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