Washington Township, Wayne County, Indiana
Doddridge Chapel, a historic place in the township
Location in Wayne County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||42.08 sq mi (109.0 km2)|
|• Land||41.6 sq mi (108 km2)|
|• Water||0.48 sq mi (1.2 km2) 1.14%|
|Elevation||883 ft (269 m)|
|• Density||34.5/sq mi (13.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||454024|
Washington Township was organized in 1817.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 42.08 square miles (109.0 km2), of which 41.6 square miles (108 km2) (or 98.86%) is land and 0.48 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.14%) is water. The streams of Brethren Run, Butlers Creek, Central Run, City Run, Common Run, Dry Branch, Franklin Creek, Greens Fork, Martindale Creek, Milton Drain, Shaker Run, Warm Run, Wilson Run and Woodclinch Brook run through this township.
Cities and towns
- Beesons at
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Center Township (northeast)
- Abington Township (east)
- Waterloo Township, Fayette County (southeast)
- Harrison Township, Fayette County (southwest)
- Posey Township, Fayette County (west)
- Jackson Township (northwest)
The township contains six cemeteries: Doddridge Chapel Cemetery, Franklin, Friends, South Side, United Brethren and West Side.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Young, Andrew White (1872). History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time. R. Clarke & Company. p. 314.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.