Harrison Township, Wayne County, Indiana

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Harrison Township
Location in Wayne County
Location in Wayne County
Coordinates: 39°51′11″N 85°06′08″W / 39.85306°N 85.10222°W / 39.85306; -85.10222Coordinates: 39°51′11″N 85°06′08″W / 39.85306°N 85.10222°W / 39.85306; -85.10222
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wayne
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 16.51 sq mi (42.8 km2)
 • Land 16.36 sq mi (42.4 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.97%
Elevation[1] 981 ft (299 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 392
 • Density 24/sq mi (9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 453399

Harrison Township is one of fifteen townships in Wayne County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 392 and it contained 138 housing units.[2]


Harrison Township was organized in 1843.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 16.51 square miles (42.8 km2), of which 16.36 square miles (42.4 km2) (or 99.09%) is land and 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2) (or 0.97%) is water.[2] The streams of Beard Run, Black Water Branch, College Corner Branch, Mud Run, Oser Creek, Silver Creek, Silver Station Brook and Square Run run through this township.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains one cemetery, Beard.

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  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Young, Andrew White (1872). History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time. R. Clarke & Company. p. 231. 

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