Location in Wayne County
|o Type||Indiana township|
|o Total||28.4 sq mi (74 km2)|
|o Land||28.36 sq mi (73.5 km2)|
|o Water||0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2) 0.18%|
|Elevation||1,155 ft (352 m)|
|o Density||48.3/sq mi (18.6/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||453316|
Franklin Township was organized in 1834.
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. 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.
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
The township contains the following cemeteries: Bethel, Mount Vernon, Whitewater and Woodbury.