Perry Township, Clay County, Indiana

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Perry Township
Location of Perry Township in Clay County
Location of Perry Township in Clay County
Coordinates: 39°22′33″N 87°11′40″W / 39.37583°N 87.19444°W / 39.37583; -87.19444Coordinates: 39°22′33″N 87°11′40″W / 39.37583°N 87.19444°W / 39.37583; -87.19444
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 44.65 sq mi (115.6 km2)
 • Land 44.57 sq mi (115.4 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 623 ft (190 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 934
 • Density 21/sq mi (8/km2)
FIPS code 18-58986[2]
GNIS feature ID 453717

Perry Township is one of eleven townships in Clay County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 934 and it contained 419 housing units.[3]


The Aqueduct Bridge and Jeffers Bridge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 44.65 square miles (115.6 km2), of which 44.57 square miles (115.4 km2) (or 99.82%) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 0.18%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

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The township contains three cemeteries: Mount Calvary, Stagg and Zion Gummere.


  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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