Bethlehem Township, Clark County, Indiana

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Bethlehem Township
Township
The Abbott-Holloway Farm, a historic site in the township
The Abbott-Holloway Farm, a historic site in the township
Location of Bethlehem Township in Clark County
Location of Bethlehem Township in Clark County
Coordinates: 38°32′49″N 85°27′26″W / 38.54694°N 85.45722°W / 38.54694; -85.45722Coordinates: 38°32′49″N 85°27′26″W / 38.54694°N 85.45722°W / 38.54694; -85.45722
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 18.59 sq mi (48.1 km2)
 • Land 18.27 sq mi (47.3 km2)
 • Water 0.31 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 735 ft (224 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 309
 • Density 16.9/sq mi (6.5/km2)
FIPS code 18-05122[2]
GNIS feature ID 453109

Bethlehem Township is one of twelve townships in Clark County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 309 and it contained 127 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Bethlehem Township was organized in 1816. It was named after the town of Bethlehem, Indiana.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.59 square miles (48.1 km2), of which 18.27 square miles (47.3 km2) (or 98.28%) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2) (or 1.67%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains several cemeteries: Antioch, Bethlehem, Camp Creek, Louden, Mikesell, New Hope, Otto, Palmer, Patterson, Ross, Tiaris, Turner, and Waters (aka Stoner).[5]

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