Silver Creek Township, Clark County, Indiana
|Silver Creek Township|
Location of Silver Creek Township in Clark County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||16.98 sq mi (44.0 km2)|
|• Land||16.72 sq mi (43.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.27 sq mi (0.7 km2)|
|Elevation||472 ft (144 m)|
|• Density||709.3/sq mi (273.9/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||453848|
Silver Creek Township was established in or before 1815, but when exactly is uncertain because records have been lost. The township takes its name from Silver Creek, the largest stream in Clark County.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 16.98 square miles (44.0 km2), of which 16.72 square miles (43.3 km2) (or 98.47%) is land and 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2) (or 1.59%) is water.
Cities and towns
- Union Township (north)
- Charlestown Township (northeast)
- Utica Township (east)
- Jeffersonville Township (south)
- New Albany Township, Floyd County (southwest)
- Carr Township (northwest)
The township contains several cemeteries: Bottorff/Couch, Cremer/Kramer, Cunningham, Hendricks (a.k.a. Sarles Cemetery and Hell's Half Acre), Hopewell Baptist Church, Jenkins, Lehmanowsky, Phelps, Poindexter, Plum Run, Sellersburg, Smith Cemetery, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Francis Wells Family (a.k.a. Francis Wells), Whalen 
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