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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
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
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • 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

Contents

HistoryEdit

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

GeographyEdit

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]

Cities and townsEdit

Unincorporated townsEdit

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

Adjacent townshipsEdit

Major highwaysEdit

CemeteriesEdit

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

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