Union Township, Marshall County, Indiana

Union Township is one of ten townships in Marshall County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,088 and it contained 1,938 housing units.[1]

Union Township
Location in Marshall County
Location in Marshall County
Coordinates: 41°13′24″N 86°24′25″W / 41.22333°N 86.40694°W / 41.22333; -86.40694Coordinates: 41°13′24″N 86°24′25″W / 41.22333°N 86.40694°W / 41.22333; -86.40694
Country United States
State Indiana
CountyMarshall
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total43.95 sq mi (113.8 km2)
 • Land40.8 sq mi (106 km2)
 • Water3.16 sq mi (8.2 km2)  7.19%
Elevation
771 ft (235 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,088
 • Density75.7/sq mi (29.2/km2)
ZIP codes
46511, 46563
GNIS feature ID0453924

HistoryEdit

Union Township was organized in 1840. It was likely named after Union County, Indiana, the former home of some of the early settlers.[2]

The East Shore Historic District and Norris Farm-Maxinkuckee Orchard are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3][4] Woodbank was delisted in 2014.[5]

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 43.95 square miles (113.8 km2), of which 40.8 square miles (106 km2) (or 92.83%) is land and 3.16 square miles (8.2 km2) (or 7.19%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villagesEdit

Unincorporated townsEdit

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

CemeteriesEdit

The township contains these five cemeteries: Burr Oak, Cromley, Masonic, Washington and Zion.

Airports and landing stripsEdit

  • Culver Airport
  • Fleet Field
  • Jacks Field

LakesEdit

  • Lake Maxinkuckee
  • Houghton Lake
  • Lost Lake
  • Moore Lake

Major highwaysEdit

EducationEdit

  • Culver Community Schools Corporation

The township is served by the Culver-Union Township Public Library.[6]

Political districtsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Union Township, Marshall County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-29.
  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • IndianaMap
  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. ^ McDonald, Daniel (1908). A Twentieth Century History of Marshall County, Indiana, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 86.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 9/01/14 through 9/05/14. National Park Service. 2014-09-12.
  6. ^ "Indiana public library directory" (PDF). Indiana State Library. Retrieved 10 March 2018.

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