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Franklin Township, Henry County, Indiana

Franklin Township is one of thirteen townships in Henry County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,157 and it contained 486 housing units.[1]

Franklin Township
Location in Henry County
Location in Henry County
Coordinates: 39°50′18″N 85°21′54″W / 39.83833°N 85.36500°W / 39.83833; -85.36500Coordinates: 39°50′18″N 85°21′54″W / 39.83833°N 85.36500°W / 39.83833; -85.36500
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHenry
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total28.61 sq mi (74.1 km2)
 • Land28.48 sq mi (73.8 km2)
 • Water0.13 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.45%
Elevation
1,060 ft (323 m)
Population
 • Total1,157
 • Density40.6/sq mi (15.7/km2)
GNIS feature ID0453305

Franlin Township was organized in 1830.[2]

Contents

HistoryEdit

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.61 square miles (74.1 km2), of which 28.48 square miles (73.8 km2) (or 99.55%) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) (or 0.45%) is water.[1] The stream of Applebutter Creek runs through this township.

Cities and townsEdit

Adjacent townshipsEdit

CemeteriesEdit

The township contains one cemetery, Ebenezer.

Major highwaysEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Franklin Township, Henry 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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