Franklin Township, Pulaski County, Indiana

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Franklin Township
Township
Location in Pulaski County
Location in Pulaski County
Coordinates: 41°07′39″N 86°38′27″W / 41.12750°N 86.64083°W / 41.12750; -86.64083Coordinates: 41°07′39″N 86°38′27″W / 41.12750°N 86.64083°W / 41.12750; -86.64083
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Pulaski
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.38 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land 36.38 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 719 ft (219 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 715
 • Density 19.7/sq mi (7.6/km2)
ZIP codes 46960, 46996
GNIS feature ID 453311

Franklin Township is one of twelve townships in Pulaski County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 715 and it contained 284 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Franklin Township was organized in 1855, and named after Franklin Township, Ripley County, Indiana, the native home of an early settler.[2]

Tepicon Hall at Tippecanoe River State Park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.38 square miles (94.2 km2), all land.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Arens Field
  • Graves Landing Strip
  • Podell Airport

Landmarks[edit]

Haschel Hill

Potowatami Indian Dam (located just up from the state park landing in the Tippecanoe River).

Winamac Fish & Wildlife Area (containing the old Patti Hills)

PCRM Headquarters

Firetower (located in the state park)

Hilljack-Clemons Hill (just west of Ripley)

Oxbow Lagoon (swampy lake created by a change in the Tippecanoe River many years ago -located in the state park).

Dead Bayou (located approximately 1/4 mile north of the state park boat landing merging with the river on the east side).

School districts[edit]

  • Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

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. ^ Counties of White and Pulaski, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. 1883. p. 636. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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