Clay Township, Owen County, Indiana

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Clay Township
Township
Location in Owen County
Location in Owen County
Coordinates: 39°12′32″N 86°43′48″W / 39.20889°N 86.73000°W / 39.20889; -86.73000Coordinates: 39°12′32″N 86°43′48″W / 39.20889°N 86.73000°W / 39.20889; -86.73000
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Owen
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.02 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land 36.02 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 745 ft (227 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,600
 • Density 72.2/sq mi (27.9/km2)
ZIP codes 47404, 47459, 47460
GNIS feature ID 0453216

Clay Township is one of thirteen townships in Owen County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,600 and it contained 1,083 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Clay Township was named for Kentucky statesman Henry Clay.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.02 square miles (93.3 km2), all land.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Brown, Gross, Hopewell, Livingston and Moreland.

School districts[edit]

  • Spencer-Owen Community Schools

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 46
  • State Senate District 39

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 774. 

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