Union Township
A historic farmstead in Union Township
Location in Huntington County
Coordinates: 40°52′27″N 85°23′33″W / 40.87417°N 85.39250°W / 40.87417; -85.39250Coordinates: 40°52′27″N 85°23′33″W / 40.87417°N 85.39250°W / 40.87417; -85.39250
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHuntington
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total36.39 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land35.72 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Water0.68 sq mi (1.8 km2)  1.87%
Elevation
791 ft (241 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,235
 • Density34.6/sq mi (13.4/km2)
GNIS feature ID0453919

Union Township is one of twelve townships in Huntington County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,235 and it contained 490 housing units.[1]

History

Union Township was originally called Monroe Township, and under the latter name was organized in 1842. It was renamed Union Township in 1845.[2]

The John and Minerva Kline Farm was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[3]

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.39 square miles (94.2 km2), of which 35.72 square miles (92.5 km2) (or 98.16%) is land and 0.68 square miles (1.8 km2) (or 1.87%) is water.[1]

Cities and towns

Unincorporated towns

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

Feighner Cemetery is a family cemetery that was founded in 1871 by the Feighner, Haney, Shriner, Plasterer, Smith and Branstator families and is still maintained by the Branstator family today (2019). It contains, as of 2019, 82 individuals. https://lck993.wixsite.com/feighner-cemetery

Major highways

References

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ Bash, Frank Sumner (1914). History of Huntington County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. The Lewis Publishing Company. pp. 119.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.