Lewis Township, Clay County, Indiana

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Lewis Township
Township
Location of Lewis Township in Clay County
Location of Lewis Township in Clay County
Coordinates: 39°13′21″N 87°11′23″W / 39.22250°N 87.18972°W / 39.22250; -87.18972Coordinates: 39°13′21″N 87°11′23″W / 39.22250°N 87.18972°W / 39.22250; -87.18972
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 44.22 sq mi (114.5 km2)
 • Land 44.05 sq mi (114.1 km2)
 • Water 0.17 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 548 ft (167 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,464
 • Density 33.2/sq mi (12.8/km2)
FIPS code 18-43002[2]
GNIS feature ID 453548

Lewis Township is one of eleven townships in Clay County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,464 and it contained 632 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Lewis Township was organized in the 1840s. It was named for Lewis Cass.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 44.22 square miles (114.5 km2), of which 44.05 square miles (114.1 km2) (or 99.62%) is land and 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2) (or 0.38%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Oak Grove, Old Union and Sanders.

References[edit]

  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. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 83. 

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