Clay Township, Pike County, Indiana

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Clay Township
Pike County
Location in Pike County
Location in Pike County
Coordinates: 38°29′24″N 87°25′30″W / 38.49000°N 87.42500°W / 38.49000; -87.42500Coordinates: 38°29′24″N 87°25′30″W / 38.49000°N 87.42500°W / 38.49000; -87.42500
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Pike
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 23.95 sq mi (62.0 km2)
 • Land 23.58 sq mi (61.1 km2)
 • Water 0.37 sq mi (1.0 km2)  1.54%
Elevation 463 ft (141 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 349
 • Density 14.8/sq mi (5.7/km2)
ZIP codes 47567, 47640
GNIS feature ID 453217

Clay Township is one of nine townships in Pike County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 349 and it contained 156 housing units.[1]

As of the 2010 census, the United States Census Bureau reported that 2010 median center of population of the United States was in Clay Township, 7.1 miles (11.4 km) southwest of Petersburg.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.95 square miles (62.0 km2), of which 23.58 square miles (61.1 km2) (or 98.46%) is land and 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2) (or 1.54%) is water.[1] The White River defines the north border of the township, as well as the north border of Pike County.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these five cemeteries: Bethlehem, Catt, Frederick, Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Odd Fellows.

School districts[edit]

  • Pike County School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 64
  • State Senate District 48


  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. ^ [1]

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