Franklin Township, DeKalb County, Indiana

Franklin Township is one of fifteen townships in DeKalb County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,182 and it contained 502 housing units.[3]

Franklin Township
Location of Franklin Township in DeKalb County
Coordinates: 41°28′54″N 84°54′22″W
CountryUnited States
  TypeIndiana township
  Total35.18 sq mi (91.1 km2)
  Land35.11 sq mi (90.9 km2)
  Water0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation922 ft (281 m)
  Density33.7/sq mi (13.0/km2)
FIPS code18-25342[2]
GNIS feature ID453300


Franklin Township was organized in 1837, making it the oldest township in DeKalb County.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.18 square miles (91.1 km2), of which 35.11 square miles (90.9 km2) (or 99.80%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.20%) is water.[3] Terry Lake is in this township.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated towns

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

Adjacent townships

Major highways


The township contains one cemetery, Rude.


  • "Franklin Township, DeKalb County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
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