Definition of Township. Meaning of Township. Synonyms of Township

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Definition of Township

Township
Township Town"ship, n. 1. The district or territory of a town. Note: In the United States, many of the States are divided into townships of five, six, seven, or perhaps ten miles square, and the inhabitants of such townships are invested with certain powers for regulating their own affairs, such as repairing roads and providing for the poor. The township is subordinate to the county. 2. In surveys of the public land of the United States, a division of territory six miles square, containing 36 sections. 3. In Canada, one of the subdivisions of a county.

Meaning of Township from wikipedia

- A township is a kind of human settlement or administrative subdivision, with its meaning varying in different countries. While the term is occasionally...
- A civil township is a widely used unit of local government in the United States that is subordinate to a county, most often in the northern and midwestern...
- A township in some states of the United States is a small geographic area. The term is used in three ways. A survey township is simply a geographic reference...
- Insein Township and Mingaladon Township in the north, North Dagon Township, North Okkalapa Township, South Okkalapa Township and Yankin Township in the...
- Townships (Burmese: မြို့နယ်; IPA: [mjo̰nɛ̀]) are the third-level administrative divisions of Myanmar. They are the sub-divisions of the Districts of...
- Wabash Township is one of thirteen townships in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its po****tion was 59,279 and it contained...
- Toms River is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Its mainland portion is also a census-designated place of the same name, which serves...
- subject to a township's jurisdiction, but villages remain part of the township in which they are located; village residents pay both township and village...
- In South Africa, the terms township and location usually refer to the often underdeveloped racially segregated urban areas that, from the late 19th century...
- Easttown Township is a township in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. The po****tion was 10,477 at the 2010 census. The land that eventually...