Posey Township, Franklin County, Indiana

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Posey Township
Location of Posey Township in Franklin County
Location of Posey Township in Franklin County
Coordinates: 39°28′41″N 85°16′13″W / 39.47806°N 85.27028°W / 39.47806; -85.27028Coordinates: 39°28′41″N 85°16′13″W / 39.47806°N 85.27028°W / 39.47806; -85.27028
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyFranklin
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total18.15 sq mi (47.0 km2)
 • Land18.09 sq mi (46.9 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation1,014 ft (309 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,051
 • Density58.1/sq mi (22.4/km2)
FIPS code18-61326[2]
GNIS feature ID453763

Posey Township is one of thirteen townships in Franklin County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,051.[3]

History[edit]

Posey Township is named for Thomas Posey, second Governor of Indiana Territory.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.15 square miles (47.0 km2), of which 18.09 square miles (46.9 km2) (or 99.67%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.33%) is water.[3]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Old Brick, Old Brick, Young Brick and Middle Brick.

Education[edit]

Posey Township residents may obtain a free library card from the Franklin County Public Library District in Brookville.[5]

References[edit]

  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. 122.
  5. ^ "Policies". Franklin County Public Library District. Retrieved 7 March 2018.

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