Union Township, Clark County, Indiana

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Union Township
Township
Location of Union Township in Clark County
Location of Union Township in Clark County
Coordinates: 38°28′26″N 85°46′01″W / 38.47389°N 85.76694°W / 38.47389; -85.76694Coordinates: 38°28′26″N 85°46′01″W / 38.47389°N 85.76694°W / 38.47389; -85.76694
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 21.08 sq mi (54.6 km2)
 • Land 20.85 sq mi (54.0 km2)
 • Water 0.23 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation[1] 512 ft (156 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,507
 • Density 168.2/sq mi (64.9/km2)
FIPS code 18-77174[2]
GNIS feature ID 453909

Union Township is one of twelve townships in Clark County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,507 and it contained 1,415 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Union Township was organized in 1858.[4] Its name was given from the fact that this township was created through the merger or "union" of land given by three neighboring townships.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 21.08 square miles (54.6 km2), of which 20.85 square miles (54.0 km2) (or 98.91%) is land and 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2) (or 1.09%) is water.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Black and White (aka Weir or Wilson), Bowery, Ebenezer Methodist Episcopal Church.[6]

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