Van Buren Township, LaGrange County, Indiana

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Van Buren Township
Township
Map highlighting Van Buren Township, LaGrange County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°43′51″N 85°34′21″W / 41.73083°N 85.57250°W / 41.73083; -85.57250Coordinates: 41°43′51″N 85°34′21″W / 41.73083°N 85.57250°W / 41.73083; -85.57250
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaGrange
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 38.11 sq mi (98.7 km2)
 • Land 37.64 sq mi (97.5 km2)
 • Water 0.47 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 833 ft (254 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,439
 • Density 91.4/sq mi (35.3/km2)
FIPS code 18-78506[2]
GNIS feature ID 453948

Van Buren Township is one of eleven townships in LaGrange County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,439 and it contained 1,104 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Van Buren Township was organized in 1837, and named for president elect Martin Van Buren.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 38.11 square miles (98.7 km2), of which 37.64 square miles (97.5 km2) (or 98.77%) is land and 0.47 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.23%) is water.[3]

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