Ray Township, Franklin County, Indiana

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Ray Township
Stockheughter Covered Bridge
Stockheughter Covered Bridge
Location of Ray Township in Franklin County
Location of Ray Township in Franklin County
Coordinates: 39°19′40″N 85°14′30″W / 39.32778°N 85.24167°W / 39.32778; -85.24167Coordinates: 39°19′40″N 85°14′30″W / 39.32778°N 85.24167°W / 39.32778; -85.24167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 39.69 sq mi (102.8 km2)
 • Land 39.61 sq mi (102.6 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 958 ft (292 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,021
 • Density 101.5/sq mi (39.2/km2)
FIPS code 18-63126[2]
GNIS feature ID 453782

Ray Township is one of thirteen townships in Franklin County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,021.[3]


Ray Township is named for James B. Ray, fourth Governor of Indiana.[4]

The Oldenburg Historic District and Stockheughter Covered Bridge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 39.69 square miles (102.8 km2), of which 39.61 square miles (102.6 km2) (or 99.80%) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 0.20%) is water.[3]

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

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The township contains one cemetery, Holy Family.


  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. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 164. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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