Franklin Township, Johnson County, Indiana

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Franklin Township
Map highlighting Franklin Township, Johnson County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 39°29′04″N 86°05′29″W / 39.48444°N 86.09139°W / 39.48444; -86.09139Coordinates: 39°29′04″N 86°05′29″W / 39.48444°N 86.09139°W / 39.48444; -86.09139
CountryUnited States
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Franklin Township TrusteeLydia J. Wales
 • Total35.53 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Land35.51 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation732 ft (223 m)
 • Total20,685
 • Density582.5/sq mi (224.9/km2)
FIPS code18-25468[2]
GNIS feature ID453306

Franklin Township is one of nine townships in Johnson County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 20,685 and it contained 8,503 housing units. Lydia J. Wales was elected as Franklin Township Trustee and began serving her first term on January 1, 2015[3]


Hopewell Presbyterian Church and Van Nuys Farm are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.53 square miles (92.0 km2), of which 35.51 square miles (92.0 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.06%) is water.[3]


  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 Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.

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