Union Township, Marshall County, Indiana

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Union Township
Township
Location in Marshall County
Location in Marshall County
Coordinates: 41°13′24″N 86°24′25″W / 41.22333°N 86.40694°W / 41.22333; -86.40694Coordinates: 41°13′24″N 86°24′25″W / 41.22333°N 86.40694°W / 41.22333; -86.40694
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Marshall
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 43.95 sq mi (113.8 km2)
 • Land 40.8 sq mi (106 km2)
 • Water 3.16 sq mi (8.2 km2)  7.19%
Elevation 771 ft (235 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,088
 • Density 75.7/sq mi (29.2/km2)
ZIP codes 46511, 46563
GNIS feature ID 0453924

Union Township is one of ten townships in Marshall County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,088 and it contained 1,938 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Union Township was organized in 1840. It was likely named after Union County, Indiana, the former home of some of the early settlers.[2]

The East Shore Historic District and Norris Farm-Maxinkuckee Orchard are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3][4] Woodbank was delisted in 2014.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 43.95 square miles (113.8 km2), of which 40.8 square miles (106 km2) (or 92.83%) is land and 3.16 square miles (8.2 km2) (or 7.19%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Burr Oak, Cromley, Masonic, Washington and Zion.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Culver Airport
  • Fleet Field
  • Jacks Field

Lakes[edit]

  • Lake Maxinkuckee
  • Houghton Lake
  • Lost Lake
  • Moore Lake

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Culver Community Schools Corporation

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. ^ McDonald, Daniel (1908). A Twentieth Century History of Marshall County, Indiana, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 86. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 6/06/16 through 6/10/16. National Park Service. 2016-06-17.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "nps" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).

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