Pleasant Township, Steuben County, Indiana

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Pleasant Township
Township
Location in Steuben County
Location in Steuben County
Coordinates: 41°39′28″N 85°01′35″W / 41.65778°N 85.02639°W / 41.65778; -85.02639Coordinates: 41°39′28″N 85°01′35″W / 41.65778°N 85.02639°W / 41.65778; -85.02639
Country United States
State Indiana
County Steuben
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.29 sq mi (91.4 km2)
 • Land 32.08 sq mi (83.1 km2)
 • Water 3.21 sq mi (8.3 km2)  9.10%
Elevation 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 13,704
 • Density 427.2/sq mi (164.9/km2)
GNIS feature ID 453749

Pleasant Township is one of twelve townships in Steuben County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 13,704 and it contained 6,967 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Fox Lake and Pokagon State Park are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.29 square miles (91.4 km2), of which 32.08 square miles (83.1 km2) (or 90.90%) is land and 3.21 square miles (8.3 km2) (or 9.10%) is water.[1] Lakes in this township include Booth Lake, Buck Lake, Center Lake, Cheeseboro Lake, Crockett Lake, Crooked Lake, First Basin of Lake James (a.k.a. Lower Basin of Lake James), Fox Lake, Johnson Lake, Lake Charles East, Little Center Lake, Loon Lake, Middle Center Lake, Mud Lake, Second Basin of Lake James (a.k.a. Middle Basin of Lake James), and Silver Lake.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Circle Hill, Crockett, Old Circle Hill and Sowles.

Major highways[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. 

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