Franklin Township
The McCormack-Bowman House, a historic site in the township's northeastern corner
Location in Hendricks County
Coordinates: 39°38′36″N 86°37′22″W / 39.64333°N 86.62278°W / 39.64333; -86.62278Coordinates: 39°38′36″N 86°37′22″W / 39.64333°N 86.62278°W / 39.64333; -86.62278
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyHendricks
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total26.48 sq mi (68.57 km2)
 • Land26.43 sq mi (68.47 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)  0.16%
Elevation
787 ft (240 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,297
 • Density49.1/sq mi (18.9/km2)
GNIS feature ID0453304

Franklin Township is one of twelve townships in Hendricks County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,297.[1]

History

McCormack-Bowman House was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[2]

Geography

Franklin Township covers an area of 26.48 square miles (68.6 km2); of this, 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) or 0.16 percent is water. The streams of Crittenden Creek and East Fork Mill Creek run through this township.

Cities and towns

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains five cemeteries: Hebron Presbyterian, Pleasant Hill, Snoddy Family, Stilesville and Walnut Grove.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

References