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Springfield Township, LaGrange County, Indiana

Springfield Township is one of eleven townships in LaGrange County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,179 and it contained 469 housing units.[3]

Springfield Township
Map highlighting Springfield Township, LaGrange County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°39′36″N 85°15′34″W / 41.66000°N 85.25944°W / 41.66000; -85.25944Coordinates: 41°39′36″N 85°15′34″W / 41.66000°N 85.25944°W / 41.66000; -85.25944
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyLaGrange
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total35.9 sq mi (93 km2)
 • Land35.59 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Water0.31 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation919 ft (280 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,179
 • Density33.1/sq mi (12.8/km2)
FIPS code18-72152[2]
GNIS feature ID453866

HistoryEdit

Springfield Township was founded in 1834.[4]

The John O'Ferrell Store at Mongo was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[5]

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.9 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.59 square miles (92.2 km2) (or 99.14%) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2) (or 0.86%) is water.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. 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. ^ Counties of LaGrange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. 1882. p. 203.
  5. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
 
A brick house along the east side of 925E on the north side of Brushy Prairie, Indiana. A new wood addition (not shown) has been added to the original brick structure.

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