Darke County Genealogical Researchers > Township > Van Buren Township

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP was erected in June 1838, and named for the President who was in office at that time. It was taken from the south end of Adams and east end of Neave townships, and contained all of Township 8 North, Range 4 East, that is in the county, and all of Township 9 North, Range 3 East except sections 5, 6, 7 and 8, which are included in Greenville Township. In June 1839, Franklin Township was formed, containing all of Van Buren Township east of a line running north from the southwest corner of Section 36, Township 9 North, Range 3 East.
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School locations on map are from the 1888 atlas.

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1857 Wall Map 1875 Atlas 1910 Directory 1967 Plat Book

Communities in Van Buren Township

Name Location Latitude Longitude

Pop.

Abbottsville

SR 49 and Sarver Rd.

400215N

0843442W

Delisle

Delisle-Fourman Rd. and Drew Rd.

400110N

0843427W

 

Fourmans Corners

Delisle-Fourman Rd. and Gordon-Landis Rd.

400112N

0843104W

Jaysville

Jaysville-St. Johns Rd. and Hogpath Rd. southwest of SR49

400253N

0843557W

 

Nineveh

Hogpath Rd. and Arcanum-Bears Mill Rd.

400256N

0843243W

Poplar Ridge

SR571 east of Arcanum-Bears Mill Rd.

400431N

0843244W

 

Steel Point

Arcanum-Bears Mill Rd. and Delisle-Fourman Rd.

400111N

0843250W

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