Owen Township, Clark County, Indiana

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Owen Township
Township
Location of Owen Township in Clark County
Location of Owen Township in Clark County
Coordinates: 38°30′01″N 85°31′29″W / 38.50028°N 85.52472°W / 38.50028; -85.52472Coordinates: 38°30′01″N 85°31′29″W / 38.50028°N 85.52472°W / 38.50028; -85.52472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 17.35 sq mi (44.9 km2)
 • Land 17.07 sq mi (44.2 km2)
 • Water 0.28 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 718 ft (219 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 958
 • Density 56.1/sq mi (21.7/km2)
FIPS code 18-57438[2]
GNIS feature ID 453700

Owen Township is one of twelve townships in Clark County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 958 and it contained 462 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Owen Township was established around 1830.[4] It was named for John Owen, a county commissioner.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 17.35 square miles (44.9 km2), of which 17.07 square miles (44.2 km2) (or 98.39%) is land and 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2) (or 1.61%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains several cemeteries: Bowyer (a.k.a. Hogan), Conn, Hibernia, Hogan, Manaugh, Olive Branch, Owen Creek Presbyterian/Baptist Church, Perry, Pleasant View, Shiloh (a.k.a. Owen Township) [6]

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