Location of Smithfield Township in DeKalb County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||35.09 sq mi (90.9 km2)|
|• Land||34.99 sq mi (90.6 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)|
|Elevation||935 ft (285 m)|
|• Density||46.1/sq mi (17.8/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||453854|
Smithfield Township is one of fifteen townships in DeKalb County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,613 and it contained 719 housing units.
Smithfield Township was named for Isaac B. Smith, a pioneer settler.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.09 square miles (90.9 km2), of which 34.99 square miles (90.6 km2) (or 99.72%) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (or 0.28%) is water. Cedar Lake is in this township.
The township contains two cemeteries: Barkers Chapel and Cedar Lake.