Bath Township, Franklin County, Indiana

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Bath Township
Township
Location of Bath Township in Franklin County
Location of Bath Township in Franklin County
Coordinates: 39°30′07″N 84°52′39″W / 39.50194°N 84.87750°W / 39.50194; -84.87750Coordinates: 39°30′07″N 84°52′39″W / 39.50194°N 84.87750°W / 39.50194; -84.87750
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 18.49 sq mi (47.9 km2)
 • Land 18.46 sq mi (47.8 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation [1] 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 369
 • Density 20/sq mi (8/km2)
FIPS code 18-03700[2]
GNIS feature ID 453098

Bath Township is one of 13 townships in Franklin County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 369.[3]

History[edit]

The name of Bath is probably derived from local mineral springs said to hold medicinal qualities.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.49 square miles (47.9 km2), of which 18.46 square miles (47.8 km2) (or 99.84%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.16%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Bethlehem.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10. 
  4. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 117. 

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