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Pleasant Township, Steuben County, Indiana

Pleasant Township
Township

Location in Steuben County

Coordinates: 41°39′28″N 85°01′35″W / 41.65778°N 85.02639°W / 41.65778; -85.02639Coordinates: 41°39′28″N 85°01′35″W / 41.65778°N 85.02639°W / 41.65778; -85.02639

Country United States
State Indiana
County Steuben
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.29 sq mi (91.4 km2)
 • Land 32.08 sq mi (83.1 km2)
 • Water 3.21 sq mi (8.3 km2)  9.10%
Elevation 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 13,704
 • Density 427.2/sq mi (164.9/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453749

Pleasant Township is one of twelve townships in Steuben County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 13,704 and it contained 6,967 housing units.[1]

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.29 square miles (91.4 km2), of which 32.08 square miles (83.1 km2) (or 90.90%) is land and 3.21 square miles (8.3 km2) (or 9.10%) is water.[1] Lakes in this township include Booth Lake, Buck Lake, Center Lake, Cheeseboro Lake, Crockett Lake, Crooked Lake, First Basin, Fox Lake, Johnson Lake, Lake Charles East, Lake James, Little Center Lake, Loon Lake, Lower Basin, Middle Center Lake, Mud Lake, Second Basin, Silver Lake and Third Basin.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated towns

  • Crooked Lake
  • Glen Eden

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains four cemeteries: Circle Hill, Crockett, Old Circle Hill and Sowles.

Major highways

  • Interstate 69
  • U.S. Route 20
  • Indiana State Road 127
  • Indiana State Road 827

References

  • U.S. Board on Geographic Names (GNIS)
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files

External links

  • Indiana Township Association
  • United Township Association of Indiana
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