Franklin Township, Owen County, Indiana

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Franklin Township
Silo on a hill from U.S. 231 in Franklin Township
Silo on a hill from U.S. 231 in Franklin Township
Location in Owen County
Location in Owen County
Coordinates: 39°12′38″N 86°51′01″W / 39.21056°N 86.85028°W / 39.21056; -86.85028Coordinates: 39°12′38″N 86°51′01″W / 39.21056°N 86.85028°W / 39.21056; -86.85028
Country United States
State Indiana
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Total35.09 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Land35.09 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
633 ft (193 m)
 • Total1,269
 • Density36.2/sq mi (14.0/km2)
ZIP codes
47431, 47460, 47471
GNIS feature ID453310

Franklin Township is one of thirteen townships in Owen County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,269 and it contained 551 housing units.[1]


Franklin Township was founded in 1819.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.09 square miles (90.9 km2), all land.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these eighteen cemeteries: Adel, Burkett, Burton, Camden, Defore, Franklin, Hicks, Leach, Light, McIndoo, McKee, Neeley, Oliphant, Pryor, Scott, Waker, White and White.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Spencer-Owen Community Schools

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 46
  • State Senate District 39


  • "Franklin Township, Owen County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles at the Library of Congress Web Archives (archived 2010-05-05)
  • IndianaMap

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