Smith Township, Whitley County, Indiana

Smith Township
Location in Whitley County
Location in Whitley County
Coordinates: 41°13′22″N 85°22′05″W / 41.22278°N 85.36806°W / 41.22278; -85.36806Coordinates: 41°13′22″N 85°22′05″W / 41.22278°N 85.36806°W / 41.22278; -85.36806
CountryUnited States
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Total35.3 sq mi (91 km2)
 • Land34.93 sq mi (90.5 km2)
 • Water0.37 sq mi (1.0 km2)  1.05%
Elevation856 ft (261 m)
 • Total5,327
 • Density152.5/sq mi (58.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)260
GNIS feature ID453853

Smith Township is one of nine townships in Whitley County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,327 and it contained 2,244 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.3 square miles (91 km2), of which 34.93 square miles (90.5 km2) (or 98.95%) is land and 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2) (or 1.05%) is water.[2] Lakes in this township include Blue Lake, Devil Lake, Devils Lake and Little Lake. The stream of Mud Run runs through this township.

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

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The township contains three cemeteries: Concord, Garrison and Jeffries.

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Smith Township residents may obtain a free library card from the Churubusco Public Library.[3]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-08.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Who We Are". Churubusco Public Library. Retrieved 17 March 2018.

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