Franklin Township, Grant County, Indiana

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Franklin Township
Location of Franklin Township in Grant County
Location of Franklin Township in Grant County
Coordinates: 40°31′23″N 85°43′51″W / 40.52306°N 85.73083°W / 40.52306; -85.73083Coordinates: 40°31′23″N 85°43′51″W / 40.52306°N 85.73083°W / 40.52306; -85.73083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Grant
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 36.07 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Land 36.06 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Elevation 843 ft (257 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,211
 • Density 200/sq mi (80/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453302

Franklin Township is one of thirteen townships in Grant County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,211 and it contained 3,553 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.07 square miles (93.4 km2), of which 36.06 square miles (93.4 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[1] Lakes in this township include Crane Pond. The stream of Bell Creek runs through this township.

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Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

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The township contains two cemeteries: Grant Memorial Park and Rowland.

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Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Marion Municipal Airport


  1. ^ 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. 

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