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Polk Township, Marshall County, Indiana

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Country  United States
County  Marshall
GNIS feature ID  0453755
Area  109.4 km²
Population  2,824 (2010)
State  Indiana
ZIP codes  46563, 46574
Elevation  225 m
Local time  Thursday 3:33 AM
Polk Township, Marshall County, Indiana
Weather  -3°C, Wind E at 8 km/h, 54% Humidity

Polk Township is one of ten townships in Marshall County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,824 and it contained 1,183 housing units.

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Map of Polk Township, IN, USA

History

Polk Township was organized on March 4, 1845. The date of the township's organization coincided with the inauguration of James K. Polk, hence the name.

The Polk Township District No. 2 School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 42.24 square miles (109.4 km2), of which 42.09 square miles (109.0 km2) (or 99.64%) is land and 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2) (or 0.38%) is water.

Unincorporated towns

  • Koontz Lake (east edge)
  • Teegarden at 41.465046°N 86.377509°W / 41.465046; -86.377509
  • Tyner at 41.409767°N 86.402509°W / 41.409767; -86.402509
  • Cemeteries

    The township contains Barber Cemetery and Tyner Cemetery.

    Major highways

  • US 6
  • Airports and landing strips

  • Stuntz and Hochstetler Pines Airport
  • School districts

  • John Glenn School Corporation
  • Political districts

  • Indiana's 2nd congressional district
  • State House District 17
  • State Senate District 5
  • References

    Polk Township, Marshall County, Indiana Wikipedia


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