Harrison Township, Clay County, Indiana

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Harrison Township
Location of Harrison Township in Clay County
Location of Harrison Township in Clay County
Coordinates: 39°16′10″N 87°06′37″W / 39.26944°N 87.11028°W / 39.26944; -87.11028Coordinates: 39°16′10″N 87°06′37″W / 39.26944°N 87.11028°W / 39.26944; -87.11028
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 62.67 sq mi (162.3 km2)
 • Land 62.24 sq mi (161.2 km2)
 • Water 0.43 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 604 ft (184 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,172
 • Density 34.9/sq mi (13.5/km2)
FIPS code 18-31684[2]
GNIS feature ID 453381

Harrison Township is one of eleven townships in Clay County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,172 and it contained 1,040 housing units.[3]


The Feeder Dam Bridge and Tide Water Pumping Station are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 62.67 square miles (162.3 km2), of which 62.24 square miles (161.2 km2) (or 99.31%) is land and 0.43 square miles (1.1 km2) (or 0.69%) is water.[3]

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

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The township contains nine cemeteries: Cole, Duncan, Goshorn Memorial Park, Greenwell, Liechty, Maple Grove, Maple Grove, Sink and Wilson.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. 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 Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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