Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana

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Clay Township
Location in Hamilton County
Location in Hamilton County
Coordinates: 39°57′48″N 86°08′54″W / 39.96333°N 86.14833°W / 39.96333; -86.14833Coordinates: 39°57′48″N 86°08′54″W / 39.96333°N 86.14833°W / 39.96333; -86.14833
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHamilton
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total50.18 sq mi (130.0 km2)
 • Land49.09 sq mi (127.1 km2)
 • Water1.09 sq mi (2.8 km2)  2.17%
Elevation
843 ft (257 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total83,293
 • Density1,696.8/sq mi (655.1/km2)
GNIS feature ID0453209

Clay Township is one of nine townships in Hamilton County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 83,293 and it contained 32,375 housing units.[1] With the annexation of Home Place, Indiana, Carmel, became completely coterminous with the township. [2]

History[edit]

Clay Township was organized in 1833.[3]

Micah Newby House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 50.18 square miles (130.0 km2), of which 49.09 square miles (127.1 km2) (or 97.83%) is land and 1.09 square miles (2.8 km2) (or 2.17%) is water.[1] The streams of Almond Ditch, Ams Run, Blue Woods Creek, Boone Creek, Center Creek, Clay Creek, Cool Creek, Elliot Creek, Lily Vestal Drain, Henley Creek, Highway Run, Hot Lick Creek, Kirkendall Creek, Lion Creek, Little Cool Creek, Long Branch, Mitchener Ditch, Spring Mill Run, Well Run, Will Creek, and Witt Creek run through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Neighborhoods and Communities[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains six cemeteries: Calvary, Carmel, Farley, Pleasant Grove, Poplar Ridge and White Chapel.

Major highways[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files

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