Washington Township, Clark County, Indiana

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Washington Township
Scene in New Washington
Location of Washington Township in Clark County
Location of Washington Township in Clark County
Coordinates: 38°33′57″N 85°33′27″W / 38.56583°N 85.55750°W / 38.56583; -85.55750Coordinates: 38°33′57″N 85°33′27″W / 38.56583°N 85.55750°W / 38.56583; -85.55750
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 35.29 sq mi (91.4 km2)
 • Land 35.19 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 702 ft (214 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,702
 • Density 48.4/sq mi (18.7/km2)
FIPS code 18-80450[2]
GNIS feature ID 453987

Washington Township is one of twelve townships in Clark County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,702 and it contained 744 housing units.[3]


Washington Township was organized in 1816.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.29 square miles (91.4 km2), of which 35.19 square miles (91.1 km2) (or 99.72%) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) (or 0.26%) is water.[3]

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The township contains several cemeteries: Adams (a.k.a. Fifer),Barnes, Barnes Community House, Britan Cemetery (a.k.a. Pisgah), Crown Hill, Fouts/Robison, Frazier Family, Glass Family, Grayfriar-McMillen, Lawrence, Izzard, New Washington Christian Church, Staples, Work (a.k.a. Bower-Work Henly-Work) [5]


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