Clay Township, Dearborn County, Indiana

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Clay Township
Township
Location of Clay Township in Dearborn County
Location of Clay Township in Dearborn County
Coordinates: 39°00′44″N 85°03′35″W / 39.01222°N 85.05972°W / 39.01222; -85.05972Coordinates: 39°00′44″N 85°03′35″W / 39.01222°N 85.05972°W / 39.01222; -85.05972
Country United States
State Indiana
County Dearborn
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 25.3 sq mi (66 km2)
 • Land 25.25 sq mi (65.4 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,966
 • Density 117.5/sq mi (45.4/km2)
FIPS code 18-13024[2]
GNIS feature ID 453207

Clay Township is one of fourteen townships in Dearborn County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,966 and it contained 1,271 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Clay Township was organized in 1835.[4][5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 25.3 square miles (66 km2), of which 25.25 square miles (65.4 km2) (or 99.80%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.20%) is water.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Conaway, Oakdale, Spangler and Windsor.

Education[edit]

Clay Township residents may obtain a library card at the Aurora Public Library in Aurora.[6]

References[edit]

  • "Clay Township, Dearborn County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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. ^ Shaw, Archibald (1915). History of Dearborn County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Unigraphic. p. 159.
  5. ^ History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana. F. E. Weakley. 1885. p. 495.
  6. ^ "FAQ". Aurora Public Library District. Retrieved 4 March 2018.

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