Coolspring Township, LaPorte County, Indiana

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Coolspring Township
Township
Map highlighting Coolspring Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°39′17″N 86°52′23″W / 41.65472°N 86.87306°W / 41.65472; -86.87306Coordinates: 41°39′17″N 86°52′23″W / 41.65472°N 86.87306°W / 41.65472; -86.87306
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93 km2)
 • Land 35.97 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water 0.14 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 653 ft (199 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,718
 • Density 409.2/sq mi (158.0/km2)
FIPS code 18-15040[2]
GNIS feature ID 453247

Coolspring Township is one of twenty-one townships in LaPorte County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 14,718 and it contained 6,661 housing units.[3]

Coolspring Township was established in 1836.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.97 square miles (93.2 km2) (or 99.64%) is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) (or 0.39%) is water.[3]

The headwaters of the Little Calumet River is located within Coolspring Township, at Red Mill County Park.

The unincorporated town of Waterford is located within the township.

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. ^ History of La Porte County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages, and Townships. C. C. Chapman & Co. 1880. p. 680. 

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