Cass Township, LaPorte County, Indiana

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Cass Township
Township
Map highlighting Cass Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°23′11″N 86°52′05″W / 41.38639°N 86.86806°W / 41.38639; -86.86806Coordinates: 41°23′11″N 86°52′05″W / 41.38639°N 86.86806°W / 41.38639; -86.86806
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.38 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land 36.38 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,833
 • Density 50.4/sq mi (19.5/km2)
FIPS code 18-10720[2]
GNIS feature ID 453165

Cass Township is one of twenty-one townships in LaPorte County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,833 and it contained 757 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Cass Township was established in 1848. It was named for Lewis Cass, Democratic candidate in the United States presidential election, 1848.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.38 square miles (94.2 km2), all land.[3]

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. ^ Daniels, E. D. (1904). A twentieth century history and biographical record of La Porte County, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Co. p. 36. 

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