Pike Township, Jay County, Indiana

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Pike Township
The James Haines Farm, a historic site in the township
The James Haines Farm, a historic site in the township
Location in Jay County
Location in Jay County
Coordinates: 40°20′54″N 84°57′41″W / 40.34833°N 84.96139°W / 40.34833; -84.96139Coordinates: 40°20′54″N 84°57′41″W / 40.34833°N 84.96139°W / 40.34833; -84.96139
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 37.29 sq mi (96.6 km2)
 • Land 37.27 sq mi (96.5 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Elevation 991 ft (302 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 899
 • Density 24.1/sq mi (9.3/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453734

Pike Township is one of twelve townships in Jay County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 899 and it contained 355 housing units.[1]


Pike Township was organized in 1837.[2]

The James Haines Farm was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.29 square miles (96.6 km2), of which 37.27 square miles (96.5 km2) (or 99.95%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[1] The streams of Buckeye Creek, Buckeye Creek, Old Run, Rest Run and Sale Run run through this township.

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The township contains two cemeteries: Hawkins and Kunce.

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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. ^ Jay, Milton T. (1922). History of Jay County, Indiana: Including Its World War Record and Incorporating the Montgomery History, Volume 1. Historical Publishing Company. p. 106. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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