Franklin Township, Floyd County, Indiana

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Franklin Township
Township
Location of Franklin Township in Floyd County
Location of Franklin Township in Floyd County
Coordinates: 38°14′07″N 85°54′51″W / 38.23528°N 85.91417°W / 38.23528; -85.91417Coordinates: 38°14′07″N 85°54′51″W / 38.23528°N 85.91417°W / 38.23528; -85.91417
Country United States
State Indiana
County Floyd
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 23.53 sq mi (60.9 km2)
 • Land 23.4 sq mi (61 km2)
 • Water 0.13 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 538 ft (164 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,499
 • Density 64.1/sq mi (24.7/km2)
FIPS code 18-25360[2]
GNIS feature ID 453301

Franklin Township is one of five townships in Floyd County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,499 and it contained 621 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

The Gabriel Farnsley House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.53 square miles (60.9 km2), of which 23.4 square miles (61 km2) (or 99.45%) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) (or 0.55%) is water.[3] Arrowhead Lake is in this township.

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 four cemeteries: Bailey, Hopewell, Wheeler and Wolfe.

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. 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. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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