Keyser Township, DeKalb County, Indiana

Keyser Township is one of fifteen townships in DeKalb County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,666 and it contained 3,087 housing units.[3]

Keyser Township
Location of Keyser Township in DeKalb County
Coordinates: 41°21′03″N 85°08′06″W
CountryUnited States
  TypeIndiana township
  Total24.02 sq mi (62.2 km2)
  Land23.96 sq mi (62.1 km2)
  Water0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation883 ft (269 m)
  Density319.9/sq mi (123.5/km2)
FIPS code18-39636[2]
GNIS feature ID453525


Keyser Township had its start in the year 1876 by the building of the railroad through that territory.[4]

The Samuel Bevier House, Joseph Bowman Farmhouse, Breechbill-Davidson House, Brethren in Christ Church, Orin Clark House, DeKalb County Home and Barn, William Fountain House, Gump House, Edward Kelham House, Charles Lehmback Farmstead, Rakestraw House, and Henry Shull Farmhouse Inn were added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[5]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.02 square miles (62.2 km2), of which 23.96 square miles (62.1 km2) (or 99.75%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.21%) is water.[3]

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The township contains two cemeteries: Calvary and Embrey.


  • "Keyser 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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