Franklin Township, DeKalb County, Indiana

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Franklin Township
Location of Franklin Township in DeKalb County
Location of Franklin Township in DeKalb County
Coordinates: 41°28′54″N 84°54′22″W / 41.48167°N 84.90611°W / 41.48167; -84.90611Coordinates: 41°28′54″N 84°54′22″W / 41.48167°N 84.90611°W / 41.48167; -84.90611
Country United States
State Indiana
County DeKalb
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 35.18 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Land 35.11 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 922 ft (281 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,182
 • Density 33.7/sq mi (13.0/km2)
FIPS code 18-25342[2]
GNIS feature ID 453300

Franklin Township is one of fifteen townships in DeKalb County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,182 and it contained 502 housing units.[3]


Franklin Township was organized in 1837, making it the oldest township in DeKalb County.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.18 square miles (91.1 km2), of which 35.11 square miles (90.9 km2) (or 99.80%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.20%) is water.[3] Terry Lake is in 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 one cemetery, Rude.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ History of DeKalb County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. p. 600. 

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