Wayne Township, Owen County, Indiana

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Wayne Township
Location in Owen County
Location in Owen County
Coordinates: 39°22′37″N 86°40′29″W / 39.37694°N 86.67472°W / 39.37694; -86.67472Coordinates: 39°22′37″N 86°40′29″W / 39.37694°N 86.67472°W / 39.37694; -86.67472
Country United States
State Indiana
CountyOwen
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total22.14 sq mi (57.3 km2)
 • Land22.11 sq mi (57.3 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.14%
Elevation
669 ft (204 m)
Population
 • Total1,704
 • Density77.1/sq mi (29.8/km2)
ZIP codes
47433, 47460
GNIS feature ID454038

Wayne Township is one of thirteen townships in Owen County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,704 and it contained 813 housing units.[1] The Township Trustee of Wayne Township is Kyle Hall.[2]

History[edit]

Wayne Township was established in 1820. It was named for General Anthony Wayne.[3]

Secrest Ferry Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 22.14 square miles (57.3 km2), of which 22.11 square miles (57.3 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.14%) is water.[1] The White River defines the township's southern border.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Gosport, Little Mount and Little Mount.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Spencer-Owen Community Schools

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 46
  • State Senate District 37

References[edit]

  • "Wayne Township, Owen County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • IndianaMap
  • Owen County Tea Party

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