Butler Township, DeKalb County, Indiana

Butler Township is one of fifteen townships in DeKalb County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,691 and it contained 679 housing units.[3]

Butler Township
Location of Butler Township in DeKalb County
Coordinates: 41°17′35″N 85°08′16″W
CountryUnited States
  TypeIndiana township
  Total23.75 sq mi (61.5 km2)
  Land23.69 sq mi (61.4 km2)
  Water0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation853 ft (260 m)
  Density71.4/sq mi (27.6/km2)
FIPS code18-09550[2]
GNIS feature ID453148


Butler Township was founded in 1837.[4]

The William Cornell Homestead was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[5]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.75 square miles (61.5 km2), of which 23.69 square miles (61.4 km2) (or 99.75%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.25%) is water.[3] Holiday Lakes is in this township.

Unincorporated towns

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

Adjacent townships

Major highways


  • "Butler Township, DeKalb County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
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