Franklin Township, Harrison County, Indiana

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Franklin Township
Location in Harrison County
Location in Harrison County
Coordinates: 38°14′23″N 86°00′20″W / 38.23972°N 86.00556°W / 38.23972; -86.00556Coordinates: 38°14′23″N 86°00′20″W / 38.23972°N 86.00556°W / 38.23972; -86.00556
Country United States
State Indiana
County Harrison
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 34.91 sq mi (90.4 km2)
 • Land 34.89 sq mi (90.4 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.06%
Elevation 830 ft (253 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,104
 • Density 117.6/sq mi (45.4/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453303

Franklin Township is one of twelve townships in Harrison County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,104 and it contained 1,676 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.91 square miles (90.4 km2), of which 34.89 square miles (90.4 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.06%) is water.[1] The streams of Lazy Creek, Little Indian Creek, Smith Creek and Woertz Creek run through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains one cemetery, Lanesville.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Greenridge KLA Airport
  • Lanesville Skyways Airport


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