Franklin Township, Wayne County, Indiana
Location in Wayne County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||28.4 sq mi (74 km2)|
|• Land||28.36 sq mi (73.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2) 0.18%|
|Elevation||1,148 ft (350 m)|
|• Density||48.3/sq mi (18.6/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||0453316|
Franklin Township was organized in 1834.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.4 square miles (74 km2), of which 28.36 square miles (73.5 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.18%) is water. The streams of Bethel Creek, Black Brook, Clay Run, Land Drain, Middle Brook, Small Run, Vernon Brook and White Creek run through this township.
The highest natural point in Indiana, Hoosier Hill, is located in this township.
Cities and towns
The township contains the following cemeteries: Bethel, Mount Vernon, Whitewater and Woodbury.
- "Franklin Township, Wayne County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
- United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Young, Andrew White (1872). History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time. R. Clarke & Company. p. 211.
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|Wayne Township||Jefferson Township, Preble County, Ohio|