Clinton Township, Cass County, Indiana

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Clinton Township
Township
Pleasant Hill Church, a historic site in the township
Pleasant Hill Church, a historic site in the township
Location of Clinton Township in Cass County
Location of Clinton Township in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°43′28″N 86°27′22″W / 40.72444°N 86.45611°W / 40.72444; -86.45611Coordinates: 40°43′28″N 86°27′22″W / 40.72444°N 86.45611°W / 40.72444; -86.45611
Country United States
State Indiana
County Cass
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 25.13 sq mi (65.1 km2)
 • Land 24.75 sq mi (64.1 km2)
 • Water 0.38 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 722 ft (220 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 816
 • Density 33/sq mi (13/km2)
FIPS code 18-13690[2]
GNIS feature ID 453229

Clinton Township is one of fourteen townships in Cass County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 816.[3]

History[edit]

Clinton Township was organized in 1834.[4] It was named for DeWitt Clinton, sixth Governor of New York.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 25.13 square miles (65.1 km2), of which 24.75 square miles (64.1 km2) (or 98.49%) is land and 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2) (or 1.51%) is water.[3]

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Unincorporated towns[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Clymers, Porter, Saint Johns and Shideler.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Clinton township, Cass County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 538. 
  5. ^ Helm, Thomas B. (1878). History of Cass County, Indiana. Kingman Bros. p. 39. 

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