Wayne Township, Jay County, Indiana

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Wayne Township
Location in Jay County
Location in Jay County
Coordinates: 40°26′10″N 84°57′35″W / 40.43611°N 84.95972°W / 40.43611; -84.95972Coordinates: 40°26′10″N 84°57′35″W / 40.43611°N 84.95972°W / 40.43611; -84.95972
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jay
 • Total 37.14 sq mi (96.2 km2)
 • Land 37.14 sq mi (96.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,918
 • Density 213.2/sq mi (82.3/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0454033

Wayne Township is one of twelve townships in Jay County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,918 and it contained 3,748 housing units.[1]


Wayne Township was organized in 1837.[2]

Floral Hall was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.14 square miles (96.2 km2), all land.[1] The streams of Butternut Creek, Elm Brook, Golf Brook, Hearne Run, Little Salamonie River, Millers Branch, Race Run and Saw Run run through this township.

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The township contains five cemeteries: Green Park, Hearne, Jaque, Liber and Reed.

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Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Steed Field


  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. ^ Jay, Milton T. (1922). History of Jay County, Indiana: Including Its World War Record and Incorporating the Montgomery History, Volume 1. Historical Publishing Company. p. 104. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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