Oregon Township, Clark County, Indiana
Location of Oregon Township in Clark County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||31.27 sq mi (81.0 km2)|
|• Land||31.08 sq mi (80.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.19 sq mi (0.5 km2)|
|Elevation||666 ft (203 m)|
|• Density||56.9/sq mi (22.0/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||453693|
Oregon Township was organized in 1852. Oregon Township was purportedly so named because at the time of the township's organization, it was sparsely inhabited and considered as remote as the Oregon Territory.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 31.27 square miles (81.0 km2), of which 31.08 square miles (80.5 km2) (or 99.39%) is land and 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2) (or 0.61%) is water.
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Lexington Township, Scott County (north)
- Washington Township (east)
- Owen Township (southeast)
- Charlestown Township (south)
- Monroe Township (west)
- Vienna Township, Scott County (northwest)
The township contains several cemeteries: Beswick (aka Walnut Hill), Covert, Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Goben, Hebron, Kern, Otisco, New Market Christian Church, New Market Presbyterian Church (aka Mt. Vernon), Sawmill Road, States, and Webb Farm.
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