Owen Township, Clark County, Indiana

Coordinates: 38°30′01″N 85°31′29″W / 38.50028°N 85.52472°W / 38.50028; -85.52472
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Owen 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; -85.52472
CountryUnited States
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Total17.35 sq mi (44.9 km2)
 • Land17.07 sq mi (44.2 km2)
 • Water0.28 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation718 ft (219 m)
 • Total916
 • Density56.1/sq mi (21.7/km2)
FIPS code18-57438[3]
GNIS feature ID453700

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.[4]


Owen Township was established around 1830.[5] It was named for John Owen, a county commissioner.[6]


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.[4]

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

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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) [7]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  2. ^ "Census Bureau profile: Owen Township, Clark County, Indiana". United States Census Bureau. May 2023. Retrieved March 21, 2024.
  3. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved May 10, 2013.
  5. ^ History of the Ohio Falls Cities and Their Counties: Precincts of Jefferson County, Ky. General histories of Clark and Floyd counties, Ind. New Albany and Floyd County. Clark County and Jeffersonville. L. A. Williams & Company. 1882. p. 375.
  6. ^ Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, and Washington, Indiana. Chicago Printing Company. 1889. p. 11.
  7. ^ Mauk, Lois. "Clark County, Indiana Cemeteries". usgennet.org. USGenNet. Retrieved September 7, 2014.

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