Wood Township, Clark County, Indiana

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Wood Township
Township
Location of Wood Township in Clark County
Location of Wood Township in Clark County
Coordinates: 38°27′25″N 85°55′45″W / 38.45694°N 85.92917°W / 38.45694; -85.92917Coordinates: 38°27′25″N 85°55′45″W / 38.45694°N 85.92917°W / 38.45694; -85.92917
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clark
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • 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[1] 545 ft (166 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,747
 • Density 70.7/sq mi (27.3/km2)
FIPS code 18-85166[2]
GNIS feature ID 454063

Wood Township is one of twelve townships in Clark County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,747 and it contained 1,148 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Wood Township was named for George Wood, a pioneer settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

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.[3] It is 11 miles NW of Louisville, KY.

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Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

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Cemeteries[edit]

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.[5]

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