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
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDeKalb
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total35.18 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Land35.11 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation922 ft (281 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,182
 • Density33.7/sq mi (13.0/km2)
FIPS code18-25342[2]
GNIS feature ID453300

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]

History[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

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.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Rude.

References[edit]

  • "Franklin Township, DeKalb County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files

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