Veale Township, Daviess County, Indiana
Location of Veale Township in Daviess County
|• 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||427 ft (130 m)|
|• Density||37.6/sq mi (14.5/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||453953|
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.
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. Horseshoe Pond and Jackson Pond are in this township.
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Washington Township (north)
- Harrison Township (east)
- Jefferson Township, Pike County (southeast)
- Washington Township, Pike County (southwest)
- Harrison Township, Knox County (west)
The township contains one cemetery, Bethel.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Fulkerson, A.O., ed. History of Daviess County Indiana: Its People, Industries, and Institutions. Bowen: Indianapolis, 1915, 272-273.