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||1,155 ft (352 m)|
|• Density||48.3/sq mi (18.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||453316|
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
- Bethel at
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
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
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
- "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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