Franklin Township, Henry County, Indiana

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Franklin Township
Township
Location in Henry County
Location in Henry County
Coordinates: 39°50′18″N 85°21′54″W / 39.83833°N 85.36500°W / 39.83833; -85.36500Coordinates: 39°50′18″N 85°21′54″W / 39.83833°N 85.36500°W / 39.83833; -85.36500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Henry
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 28.61 sq mi (74.1 km2)
 • Land 28.48 sq mi (73.8 km2)
 • Water 0.13 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.45%
Elevation 1,060 ft (323 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,157
 • Density 40.6/sq mi (15.7/km2)
GNIS feature ID 0453305

Franklin Township is one of thirteen townships in Henry County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,157 and it contained 486 housing units.[1]

Franlin Township was organized in 1830.[2]

History[edit]

Richsquare Friends Meetinghouse and Cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.61 square miles (74.1 km2), of which 28.48 square miles (73.8 km2) (or 99.55%) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) (or 0.45%) is water.[1] The stream of Applebutter Creek runs through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Ebenezer.

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References[edit]

  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. 
  2. ^ Hazzard, George (1906). Hazzard's History of Henry County, Indiana, 1822-1906. G. Hazzard, author and publisher. p. 885. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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