Marion Township, Jasper County, Indiana

Marion Township is one of thirteen townships in Jasper County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,571 and it contained 2,989 housing units.[1]

Marion Township
Location in Jasper County
Location in Jasper County
Coordinates: 40°55′59″N 87°07′51″W / 40.93306°N 87.13083°W / 40.93306; -87.13083Coordinates: 40°55′59″N 87°07′51″W / 40.93306°N 87.13083°W / 40.93306; -87.13083
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyJasper
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total52.58 sq mi (136.2 km2)
 • Land52.51 sq mi (136.0 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.11%
Elevation
653 ft (199 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total7,571
 • Density144.2/sq mi (55.7/km2)
GNIS feature ID0453607

HistoryEdit

Charles Halleck Student Center, Hugh and Leona Rank House, and Schwietermann Hall were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016.[2]

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 52.58 square miles (136.2 km2), of which 52.51 square miles (136.0 km2) (or 99.87%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.[1]

Cities and townsEdit

Unincorporated townsEdit

Adjacent townshipsEdit

CemeteriesEdit

The township contains three cemeteries: Crockett, Mount Calvary and Weston.

Major highwaysEdit

Airports and landing stripsEdit

  • Borntraeger Airstrip
  • Jasper County Airport

EducationEdit

Marion Township residents are eligible to obtain a free library card from the Jasper County Public Library.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 6/06/16 through 6/10/16. National Park Service. 2016-06-17.
  3. ^ "How do I get a library card?". Jasper County Public Library. Retrieved 8 March 2018.

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