Clay Township, Miami County, Indiana

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Clay Township
Township
Former Shell station in Wawpecong
Former Shell station in Wawpecong
Location in Miami County
Location in Miami County
Coordinates: 40°36′20″N 86°03′02″W / 40.60556°N 86.05056°W / 40.60556; -86.05056Coordinates: 40°36′20″N 86°03′02″W / 40.60556°N 86.05056°W / 40.60556; -86.05056
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Miami
Organized 1846
Named for Henry Clay
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 23.91 sq mi (61.9 km2)
 • Land 23.89 sq mi (61.9 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.08%
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 844
 • Density 35.3/sq mi (13.6/km2)
ZIP codes 46901, 46911, 46914, 46970
GNIS feature ID 0453214

Clay Township is one of fourteen townships in Miami County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 844 and it contained 373 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Clay Township was organized in 1846.[2] It is named for statesman Henry Clay of Kentucky.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.91 square miles (61.9 km2), of which 23.89 square miles (61.9 km2) (or 99.92%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Climer Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Maconaquah School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present. Brant & Fuller. 1887. p. 278. 
  3. ^ Bodurtha , Arthur Lawrence (1914). History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Pub. p. 118. 

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