Wood Township, Clark County, Indiana
Location of Wood Township in Clark County
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||38.97 sq mi (100.9 km2)|
|• Land||38.83 sq mi (100.6 km2)|
|• Water||0.13 sq mi (0.3 km2)|
|Elevation||545 ft (166 m)|
|• Density||70.7/sq mi (27.3/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||454063|
Wood Township was named for George Wood, a pioneer settler.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 38.97 square miles (100.9 km2), of which 38.83 square miles (100.6 km2) (or 99.64%) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) (or 0.33%) is water. It is 11 miles NW of Louisville, KY.
Cities and towns
- Chestnut Hill
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
- Polk Township, Washington County (north)
- Monroe Township (northeast)
- Carr Township (east)
- Lafayette Township, Floyd County (southeast)
- Greenville Township, Floyd County (southwest)
- Jackson Township, Washington County (west)
The township contains several cemeteries: African-American Cemetery near Daisy Hill Cemetery, Borden Town, Daisy Hill, Dow, Emmanuel, Fisher, Gibson, Goss, Goss II, Gruen, Hallett, Johnson, McKinley-Packwood, New Chapel, Newman/Fisher, Pleasant Ridge, Robertson, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Walnut Hill, Whitson, and Wood.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
- Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, and Washington, Indiana. Chicago Printing Company. 1889. p. 19.
- Mauk, Lois. "Clark County, Indiana Cemeteries". usgennet.org. USGenNet. Retrieved 7 September 2014.