Washington Township, Starke County, Indiana

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Washington Township
Township
Location in Starke County
Location in Starke County
Coordinates: 41°17′56″N 86°31′19″W / 41.29889°N 86.52194°W / 41.29889; -86.52194Coordinates: 41°17′56″N 86°31′19″W / 41.29889°N 86.52194°W / 41.29889; -86.52194
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Starke
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.19 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land 36.13 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.17%
Elevation[1] 722 ft (220 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,003
 • Density 83.1/sq mi (32.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 46511, 46531, 46534
Area code(s) 574
GNIS feature ID 454020

Washington Township is one of nine townships in Starke County, in the U.S. state of Indiana..[2] As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,003 and it contained 1,201 housing units.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.19 square miles (93.7 km2), of which 36.13 square miles (93.6 km2) (or 99.83%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.17%) is water.[3]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Holy Cross and Swartzell.

Lakes[edit]

  • Eagle Lake

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Knox Community School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  2. ^ "Washington Township". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  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. 

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