Colfax Township, Newton County, Indiana

Colfax Township is one of ten townships in Newton County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 199 and it contained 70 housing units.[2]

Colfax Township
Location in Newton County
Location in Newton County
Coordinates: 41°02′09″N 87°20′35″W / 41.03583°N 87.34306°W / 41.03583; -87.34306Coordinates: 41°02′09″N 87°20′35″W / 41.03583°N 87.34306°W / 41.03583; -87.34306
Country United States
State Indiana
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Total36.53 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Land36.53 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation676 ft (206 m)
 • Total199
 • Density5.4/sq mi (2.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
46349, 47943, 47963
Area code(s)219
GNIS feature ID453237


Colfax Township was established in 1871. It was named for Vice President Schuyler Colfax.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.53 square miles (94.6 km2), all land.[2]

School districtsEdit

  • North Newton School Corporation

Political districtsEdit


  • "Colfax Township, Newton County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-09.
  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • IndianaMap

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