Laurel Township, Franklin County, Indiana

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Laurel Township
Township
Location of Laurel Township in Franklin County
Location of Laurel Township in Franklin County
Coordinates: 39°29′03″N 85°11′28″W / 39.48417°N 85.19111°W / 39.48417; -85.19111Coordinates: 39°29′03″N 85°11′28″W / 39.48417°N 85.19111°W / 39.48417; -85.19111
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 31.74 sq mi (82.2 km2)
 • Land 31.5 sq mi (82 km2)
 • Water 0.23 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation[1] 709 ft (216 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,634
 • Density 51.9/sq mi (20.0/km2)
FIPS code 18-42390[2]
GNIS feature ID 453544

Laurel Township is one of thirteen townships in Franklin County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,634.[3]

History[edit]

Laurel Township was established in 1845.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 31.74 square miles (82.2 km2), of which 31.5 square miles (82 km2) (or 99.24%) is land and 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2) (or 0.72%) is water.[3] Triple Lakes is in this township.

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Gobel, Jenks and North.

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. 176. 

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