Webster Township, Wayne County, Indiana

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Webster Township
Location in Wayne County
Location in Wayne County
Coordinates: 39°53′53″N 84°57′18″W / 39.89806°N 84.95500°W / 39.89806; -84.95500Coordinates: 39°53′53″N 84°57′18″W / 39.89806°N 84.95500°W / 39.89806; -84.95500
CountryUnited States
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Total14.94 sq mi (38.7 km2)
 • Land14.89 sq mi (38.6 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.33%
Elevation1,043 ft (318 m)
 • Total1,272
 • Density85.4/sq mi (33.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID454045

Webster Township is one of fifteen townships in Wayne County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,272 and it contained 552 housing units.[2]


Webster Township was organized in 1870.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 14.94 square miles (38.7 km2), of which 14.89 square miles (38.6 km2) (or 99.67%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.33%) is water.[2] The streams of Dover Run, High Brook, Long Creek, Nail Creek, Quill Creek, Single Creek, Spike Brook, Tie Run, Web Branch, Web Creek and Webster Creek run through this township.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains one cemetery, Dover.

Major highways[edit]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ History of Wayne County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Volume 2. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1884. p. 807.

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