York Township, Elkhart County, Indiana

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York Township
Township
Location of York Township in Elkhart County
Location of York Township in Elkhart County
Coordinates: 41°43′38″N 85°43′07″W / 41.72722°N 85.71861°W / 41.72722; -85.71861Coordinates: 41°43′38″N 85°43′07″W / 41.72722°N 85.71861°W / 41.72722; -85.71861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 25.54 sq mi (66.1 km2)
 • Land 25.31 sq mi (65.6 km2)
 • Water 0.23 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation[1] 814 ft (248 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,728
 • Density 147.3/sq mi (56.9/km2)
FIPS code 18-85976[2]
GNIS feature ID 454068

York Township is one of sixteen townships in Elkhart County, Indiana. As of the 2000 census, its population was 3,728.[3]

History[edit]

York Township was named after the state of New York, the point of origin of many of its early settlers.[4]

Bonneyville Mill was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 25.54 square miles (66.1 km2), of which 25.31 square miles (65.6 km2) (or 99.10%) is land and 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2) (or 0.90%) is water.[3] Hunter Lake is in this township.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Bonneyville.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  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. 
  4. ^ History of Elkhart County, Indiana. Chas. C. Chapman Co. 1881. p. 1171. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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