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Owen Township, Clinton County, Indiana

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Country  United States
County  Clinton
FIPS code  18-57456
Elevation  239 m
Local time  Tuesday 3:03 PM
Named for  Robert Dale Owen
State  Indiana
Organized  1843
GNIS feature ID  453701
Area  64.7 km²
Population  930 (2010)
Owen Township, Clinton County, Indiana
Weather  12°C, Wind N at 14 km/h, 74% Humidity

Owen Township is one of fourteen townships in Clinton County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 930 and it contained 334 housing units. The township was named for Robert Dale Owen of New Harmony.

Contents

Map of Owen Township, IN, USA

History

Originally included in Jackson Township, Owen was organized as a separate township in March, 1843. It lost a one mile (1.6 km) strip along its southern border to Union Township which was created in 1889, leaving Owen a five mile (8 km) by five mile square. The first settlers in the area were Elihu Short, Samuel Gray, John Temple and John Miller in 1828.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.98 square miles (64.7 km2), all land.

Unincorporated towns

  • Cambria
  • Ellis
  • Geetingsville
  • Moran
  • Sedalia
  • (This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

    Adjacent townships

  • Democrat Township, Carroll County (north)
  • Burlington Township, Carroll County (northeast)
  • Warren Township (east)
  • Michigan Township (southeast)
  • Union Township (south)
  • Ross Township (west)
  • Major highways

  • Indiana State Road 26
  • Indiana State Road 75
  • Cemeteries

    Cemeteries:

  • Mount Hope
  • Old Chaney
  • ...and more
  • References

    Owen Township, Clinton County, Indiana Wikipedia


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