Union Township, Huntington County, Indiana
A historic farmstead in Union Township
Location in Huntington County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||36.39 sq mi (94.2 km2)|
|• Land||35.72 sq mi (92.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.68 sq mi (1.8 km2) 1.87%|
|Elevation||791 ft (241 m)|
|• Density||34.6/sq mi (13.4/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0453919|
Union Township was originally called Monroe Township, and under the latter name was organized in 1842. It was renamed Union Township in 1845.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.39 square miles (94.2 km2), of which 35.72 square miles (92.5 km2) (or 98.16%) is land and 0.68 square miles (1.8 km2) (or 1.87%) is water.
Cities and towns
- Jackson Township (north)
- Lafayette Township, Allen County (northeast)
- Union Township, Wells County (east)
- Rockcreek Township, Wells County (southeast)
- Rock Creek Township (south)
- Lancaster Township (southwest)
- Huntington Township (west)
- Clear Creek Township (northwest)
The township contains one cemetery, Feighner.
- U.S. Board on Geographic Names (GNIS)
- United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files[permanent dead link]
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Bash, Frank Sumner (1914). History of Huntington County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. The Lewis Publishing Company. p. 119.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.