Carr Township, Clark County, Indiana

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Carr Township
Township
Location of Carr Township in Clark County
Location of Carr Township in Clark County
Coordinates: 38°26′46″N 85°50′11″W / 38.44611°N 85.83639°W / 38.44611; -85.83639Coordinates: 38°26′46″N 85°50′11″W / 38.44611°N 85.83639°W / 38.44611; -85.83639
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 26.89 sq mi (69.6 km2)
 • Land 26.36 sq mi (68.3 km2)
 • Water 0.53 sq mi (1.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 499 ft (152 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,452
 • Density 130.9/sq mi (50.5/km2)
FIPS code 18-10432[2]
GNIS feature ID 453158

Carr Township is one of twelve townships in Clark County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,452 and it contained 1,378 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Carr Township was organized in 1854.[4] It was named for General John Carr, a pioneer settler.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 26.89 square miles (69.6 km2), of which 26.36 square miles (68.3 km2) (or 98.03%) is land and 0.53 square miles (1.4 km2) (or 1.97%) is water.[3]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Several cemeteries: Adkins, Allen (aka Jenkins), Hagest (aka Keibler and Hitch), Hickory Grove, Merrill-Ward, Miller, St. John the Baptist Catholic, Stone Grave at Deam Lake, and Wagner.[6]

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