Clay Township, Wayne County, Indiana

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Clay Township
Location in Wayne County
Location in Wayne County
Coordinates: 39°53′29″N 85°02′39″W / 39.89139°N 85.04417°W / 39.89139; -85.04417Coordinates: 39°53′29″N 85°02′39″W / 39.89139°N 85.04417°W / 39.89139; -85.04417
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wayne
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 19.91 sq mi (51.6 km2)
 • Land 19.84 sq mi (51.4 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.30%
Elevation[1] 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,169
 • Density 58.9/sq mi (22.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 453220

Clay Township is one of fifteen townships in Wayne County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,169 and it contained 445 housing units.[2]


Clay Township was organized in 1832.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 19.91 square miles (51.6 km2), of which 19.84 square miles (51.4 km2) (or 99.65%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.30%) is water.[2] The streams of Our Run and Pale Run pass through this township.

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

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The township contains two cemeteries: Fairfield and Greens Fork.

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  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Young, Andrew White (1872). History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time. R. Clarke & Company. p. 195. 

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