Charlestown Township, Clark County, Indiana

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Charlestown Township
Township
The John Work House, a historic site in the township
The John Work House, a historic site in the township
Location of Charlestown Township in Clark County
Location of Charlestown Township in Clark County
Coordinates: 38°27′34″N 85°39′46″W / 38.45944°N 85.66278°W / 38.45944; -85.66278Coordinates: 38°27′34″N 85°39′46″W / 38.45944°N 85.66278°W / 38.45944; -85.66278
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 65.09 sq mi (168.6 km2)
 • Land 64.49 sq mi (167.0 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation[1] 610 ft (186 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 13,450
 • Density 208.6/sq mi (80.5/km2)
FIPS code 18-12142[2]
GNIS feature ID 453197

Charlestown Township is one of twelve townships in Clark County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 13,450 and it contained 5,382 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Charlestown Township was organized in 1817.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 65.09 square miles (168.6 km2), of which 64.49 square miles (167.0 km2) (or 99.08%) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) (or 0.92%) is water.[3]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains several cemeteries: Armstrong Cemetery, Baird Cemetery (aka King), Bottorff, Caldwell (aka Lutz/Prather), Carter, Charlestown, Coble, County Poor Farm, Crace, Douglas, Faris, Fifty-four, Goodwin, Goodwin/Nicholson, Hammond, Hester-Rowland, Kessler (aka Faris II), Long, Mathes, McCormick (aka McCullough), McDonald, Meloy, Montgomery, Otisco Cemetery (aka Seedtick), Pleasant Grove, Robertson, Robinson, Salem Methodist Church, Shelby Cemetery, Silver Creek Cemetery, St. Michael's, James Stuart Plantation, Weimer, and Worrell/Worrall.[5]

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