Veale Township, Daviess County, Indiana

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Veale Township
Location of Veale Township in Daviess County
Location of Veale Township in Daviess County
Coordinates: 38°33′59″N 87°11′04″W / 38.56639°N 87.18444°W / 38.56639; -87.18444Coordinates: 38°33′59″N 87°11′04″W / 38.56639°N 87.18444°W / 38.56639; -87.18444
Country United States
State Indiana
County Daviess
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 29.67 sq mi (76.8 km2)
 • Land 29.11 sq mi (75.4 km2)
 • Water 0.57 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 427 ft (130 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,095
 • Density 37.6/sq mi (14.5/km2)
FIPS code 18-78722[2]
GNIS feature ID 453953

Veale Township is one of ten townships in Daviess County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,095 and it contained 449 housing units.[3]


Veale Township was organized on 12 May 1817 at the first meeting of the Daviess County Commissioners. and named for James Veale; one of the township's first residents, Veale had settled there in 1807 or 1808. In the county's early history, Veale Township was an industrial leader: within its boundaries were the first sawmill and the first distillery in Daviess County.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.67 square miles (76.8 km2), of which 29.11 square miles (75.4 km2) (or 98.11%) is land and 0.57 square miles (1.5 km2) (or 1.92%) is water.[3] Horseshoe Pond and Jackson Pond are in this township.

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

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The township contains one cemetery, Bethel.


  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. ^ Fulkerson, A.O., ed. History of Daviess County Indiana: Its People, Industries, and Institutions. Bowen: Indianapolis, 1915, 272-273.

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