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Jackson Township, Clay County, Indiana

Jackson Township is one of eleven townships in Clay County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,739 and it contained 1,144 housing units.[3]

Jackson Township
Location of Jackson Township in Clay County
Location of Jackson Township in Clay County
Coordinates: 39°28′51″N 87°04′24″W / 39.48083°N 87.07333°W / 39.48083; -87.07333Coordinates: 39°28′51″N 87°04′24″W / 39.48083°N 87.07333°W / 39.48083; -87.07333
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 35.68 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Land 35.09 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Water 0.59 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 623 ft (190 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,739
 • Density 78.1/sq mi (30.2/km2)
FIPS code 18-36864[2]
GNIS feature ID 453436



Jackson Township was established about 1832. It was named for Andrew Jackson, who was then serving as President of the United States.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.68 square miles (92.4 km2), of which 35.09 square miles (90.9 km2) (or 98.35%) is land and 0.59 square miles (1.5 km2) (or 1.65%) is water.[3]

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

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The township contains five cemeteries: Kealber, Neidlinger, Poplar, Wesley Chapel and Zenor.


  • "Jackson Township, Clay County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
  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. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 83.

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