Richland Township
Location of Richland Township in DeKalb County
Coordinates: 41°24′43″N 85°08′31″W / 41.41194°N 85.14194°W / 41.41194; -85.14194Coordinates: 41°24′43″N 85°08′31″W / 41.41194°N 85.14194°W / 41.41194; -85.14194
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDeKalb
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total23.58 sq mi (61.1 km2)
 • Land23.5 sq mi (61 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation915 ft (279 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,333
 • Density56.7/sq mi (21.9/km2)
FIPS code18-64008[2]
GNIS feature ID453790

Richland Township is one of fifteen townships in DeKalb County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,333 and it contained 509 housing units.[3]

History

Richland Township was organized in 1837.[4]

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.58 square miles (61.1 km2), of which 23.5 square miles (61 km2) (or 99.66%) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 0.34%) is water.[3] Burdick Lake, Depew Lake, Haynes Lake and Lintz Lake are in this township.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated towns

Adjacent townships

Major highways

Cemeteries

The township contains two cemeteries: Corunna and Sedan.

References

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". 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. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
  4. ^ History of DeKalb County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. pp. 720.