Franklin Township, Wayne County, Indiana
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Franklin Township, Wayne County, Indiana
Franklin Township
Location in Wayne County
Location in Wayne County
Coordinates: 39°57?20?N 84°50?35?W / 39.95556°N 84.84306°W / 39.95556; -84.84306Coordinates: 39°57?20?N 84°50?35?W / 39.95556°N 84.84306°W / 39.95556; -84.84306
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyWayne
Government
 o TypeIndiana township
Area
 o Total28.4 sq mi (74 km2)
 o Land28.36 sq mi (73.5 km2)
 o Water0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.18%
Elevation1,155 ft (352 m)
Population
 o Total1,370
 o Density48.3/sq mi (18.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 o Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID453316

Franklin Township is one of fifteen townships in Wayne County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,370 and it contained 534 housing units.[2]

History

Franklin Township was organized in 1834.[3]

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.4 square miles (74 km2), of which 28.36 square miles (73.5 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.18%) is water.[2] The streams of Bethel Creek, Black Brook, Clay Run, Land Drain, Middle Brook, Small Run, Vernon Brook and White Creek run through this township.

The highest natural point in Indiana, Hoosier Hill, is located in this township.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated towns

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

Cemeteries

The township contains the following cemeteries: Bethel, Mount Vernon, Whitewater and Woodbury.

Major highways

References

  • "Franklin Township, Wayne County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved .
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files

External links


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