Wheatfield Township, Jasper County, Indiana

Wheatfield Township is one of thirteen townships in Jasper County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,395 and it contained 1,658 housing units.[1]

Wheatfield Township
Location in Jasper County
Location in Jasper County
Coordinates: 41°13′35″N 87°06′07″W / 41.22639°N 87.10194°W / 41.22639; -87.10194Coordinates: 41°13′35″N 87°06′07″W / 41.22639°N 87.10194°W / 41.22639; -87.10194
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyJasper
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total43.47 sq mi (112.6 km2)
 • Land43.36 sq mi (112.3 km2)
 • Water0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.25%
Elevation
656 ft (200 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total4,395
 • Density101.4/sq mi (39.2/km2)
GNIS feature ID0454050

Wheatfield Township was established in 1858.[2]

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 43.47 square miles (112.6 km2), of which 43.36 square miles (112.3 km2) (or 99.75%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.25%) is water.[1] The stream of Delehanty Ditch runs through this township.

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EducationEdit

Wheatfield 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. ^ A standard history of Jasper and Newton counties, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. 1916. p. 51.
  3. ^ "How do I get a library card?". Jasper County Public Library. Retrieved 8 March 2018.

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