Cass Township, Clay County, Indiana

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Cass Township
Location of Cass Township in Clay County
Location of Cass Township in Clay County
Coordinates: 39°26′59″N 86°58′49″W / 39.44972°N 86.98028°W / 39.44972; -86.98028Coordinates: 39°26′59″N 86°58′49″W / 39.44972°N 86.98028°W / 39.44972; -86.98028
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 12 sq mi (30 km2)
 • Land 12 sq mi (30 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 581 ft (177 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 347
 • Density 28.9/sq mi (11.2/km2)
FIPS code 18-10666[2]
GNIS feature ID 453162

Cass Township is one of eleven townships in Clay County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 347 and it contained 140 housing units.[3]


Cass Township was organized in the 1840s. It was named for Lewis Cass.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 12 square miles (31 km2), all land.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

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The township contains 13 cemeteries: Cagle, Neir, Wilkinson-Nees, Poland Chapel, [Unnamed]. Anderson, Cromwell, Rizley, Old Mace, Dyer-Schopple, Syster, Union, & Latham-Lucas.


  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. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 83. 

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