Walker Township, Jasper County, Indiana

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Walker Township
Location in Jasper County
Location in Jasper County
Coordinates: 41°08′12″N 87°03′18″W / 41.13667°N 87.05500°W / 41.13667; -87.05500Coordinates: 41°08′12″N 87°03′18″W / 41.13667°N 87.05500°W / 41.13667; -87.05500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jasper
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 58.45 sq mi (151.4 km2)
 • Land 58.09 sq mi (150.5 km2)
 • Water 0.37 sq mi (1.0 km2)  0.63%
Elevation 692 ft (211 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,663
 • Density 63.1/sq mi (24.4/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453968
Cornfield in Walker.
Cemetery in Walker.
Farm in Walker.

Walker Township is one of thirteen townships in Jasper County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,663 and it contained 1,356 housing units.[1]

Walker Township was established in 1851.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 58.45 square miles (151.4 km2), of which 58.09 square miles (150.5 km2) (or 99.38%) is land and 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2) (or 0.63%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]


-As of November 2, 2010

Township Trustee:

  • Eldon (Butch) Jeffries (Democratic)

Township Board Members:

  • Gloria J Hanewich Hicks (Democratic)
  • Mark D Maze (Democratic)
  • David B Whitaker (Democratic)

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains three cemeteries: Hershman, Kniman and Lutheran.

Major highways[edit]


Walker Township residents are eligible to obtain a free library card from the Jasper County Public Library.[3]


  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. ^ A standard history of Jasper and Newton counties, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. 1916. p. 51. 
  3. ^ "How do I get a library card?". Jasper County Public Library. Retrieved 8 March 2018. 

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