Prairie Township, Kosciusko County, Indiana

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Prairie Township
Township
A farm at Clunette
A farm at Clunette
Map highlighting Prairie Township, Kosciusko County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°17′52″N 85°56′12″W / 41.29778°N 85.93667°W / 41.29778; -85.93667Coordinates: 41°17′52″N 85°56′12″W / 41.29778°N 85.93667°W / 41.29778; -85.93667
Country United States
State Indiana
County Kosciusko
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.76 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Land 35.23 sq mi (91.2 km2)
 • Water 0.52 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 850 ft (259 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,651
 • Density 46.9/sq mi (18.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 18-61578[2]
GNIS feature ID 453769

Prairie Township is one of seventeen townships in Kosciusko County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,651 and it contained 671 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Prairie Township was organized in 1838 and named from its setting upon the prairie.[4]

The Hall Farm was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.76 square miles (92.6 km2), of which 35.23 square miles (91.2 km2) (or 98.52%) is land and 0.52 square miles (1.3 km2) (or 1.45%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Biographical and Historical Record of Kosciusko County, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. 1887. p. 712. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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