Whitewater Township, Franklin County, Indiana

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Whitewater Township
Snow Hill Covered Bridge
Snow Hill Covered Bridge
Location of Whitewater Township in Franklin County
Location of Whitewater Township in Franklin County
Coordinates: 39°20′55″N 84°52′18″W / 39.34861°N 84.87167°W / 39.34861; -84.87167Coordinates: 39°20′55″N 84°52′18″W / 39.34861°N 84.87167°W / 39.34861; -84.87167
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 35.21 sq mi (91.2 km2)
 • Land 34.98 sq mi (90.6 km2)
 • Water 0.23 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation[1] 889 ft (271 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,684
 • Density 76.7/sq mi (29.6/km2)
FIPS code 18-84068[2]
GNIS feature ID 454057

Whitewater Township is one of thirteen townships in Franklin County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,684.[3]


Whitewater Township was created in 1816.[4]

The Snow Hill Covered Bridge and Salmon Turrell Farmstead are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.21 square miles (91.2 km2), of which 34.98 square miles (90.6 km2) (or 99.35%) is land and 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2) (or 0.65%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

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The township contains two cemeteries: Otwell and Snow.


  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. 127. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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