Fairfield Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana

Fairfield Township is one of thirteen townships in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 51,113 and it contained 24,527 housing units.[2]

Fairfield Township
Location in Tippecanoe County
Coordinates: 40°25′36″N 86°51′18″W
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyTippecanoe
Government
  TypeIndiana township
Area
  Total28.06 sq mi (72.7 km2)
  Land27.57 sq mi (71.4 km2)
  Water0.49 sq mi (1.3 km2)  1.75%
Elevation673 ft (205 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total51,113
  Density1,854/sq mi (716/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
47901, 47904, 47905, 47906, 47909
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID453286
Websitehttp://fairfieldtownship.us/

History

Ely Homestead was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[3]

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.06 square miles (72.7 km2), of which 27.57 square miles (71.4 km2) (or 98.25%) is land and 0.49 square miles (1.3 km2) (or 1.75%) is water.[2]

Cities and towns

Unincorporated towns

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

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains ten cemeteries: Davis, Greenbush, Isley, Lafayette City Burial Grounds, Rest Haven Memorial Park, Sons of Abraham, Spring Vale, Saint Boniface, Saint Joseph's, Saint Marys and Temple Israel.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Aretz Airport (Closed since 1999)

School districts

  • Lafayette School Corporation
  • Tippecanoe School Corporation

Political districts

References

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