Owen Township, Clark County, Indiana

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Owen Township
Township
Location of Owen Township in Clark County
Location of Owen Township in Clark County
Coordinates: 38°30′01″N 85°31′29″W / 38.50028°N 85.52472°W / 38.50028; -85.52472Coordinates: 38°30′01″N 85°31′29″W / 38.50028°N 85.52472°W / 38.50028; -85.52472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 17.35 sq mi (44.9 km2)
 • Land 17.07 sq mi (44.2 km2)
 • Water 0.28 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 718 ft (219 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 958
 • Density 56.1/sq mi (21.7/km2)
FIPS code 18-57438[2]
GNIS feature ID 453700

Owen Township is one of twelve townships in Clark County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 958 and it contained 462 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Owen Township may have been named for John Owen, a county commissioner.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 17.35 square miles (44.9 km2), of which 17.07 square miles (44.2 km2) (or 98.39%) is land and 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2) (or 1.61%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Olive Branch. Owen Township, Clark County, Indiana This cemetery is located near the Ohio River on Bowyer Road. According to the Owen Township Trustee in July 1997, this property is maintained by the Bowyer Family.

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. ^ Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, and Washington, Indiana. Chicago Printing Company. 1889. p. 11. 

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