Aboite Township, Allen County, Indiana

Aboite Township is one of twenty townships in Allen County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 35,765,[4] up from 28,338 in 2000.[5]

Aboite Township
Vermilyea Inn, a historic hotel[1] in the township[2]
Vermilyea Inn, a historic hotel[1] in the township[2]
Location in Allen County, Indiana
Location in Allen County, Indiana
Coordinates: 41°03′08″N 85°17′07″W / 41.05222°N 85.28528°W / 41.05222; -85.28528Coordinates: 41°03′08″N 85°17′07″W / 41.05222°N 85.28528°W / 41.05222; -85.28528
Country United States
State Indiana
CountyAllen
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total33.35 sq mi (86.4 km2)
 • Land33.33 sq mi (86.3 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.09%
Elevation850 ft (259 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total35,765
 • Density1,073.2/sq mi (414.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
46783, 46804, 46809, 46814, 46818
Area code(s)260
GNIS feature ID453072
Websitewww.aboitetwp.com

HistoryEdit

Aboite Township was named from the Aboite Creek, which is derived from the French word for "minnow".[6]

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 33.35 square miles (86.4 km2), of which 33.33 square miles (86.3 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.09%) is water.[4]

Cities and townsEdit

Fort Wayne incorporated approximately 12 square miles (31 km2) of Aboite territory effective January 1, 2006.[7]

Unincorporated townsEdit

Fort Wayne neighborhoodsEdit

Adjacent townshipsEdit

Major highwaysEdit

CemeteriesEdit

The township contains these two cemeteries: Covington Memorial Gardens and Oak Grove.

Airports and landing stripsEdit

  • Dennis Airport

School districtsEdit

Political districtsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Aboite Township, Allen County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • IndianaMap

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit