Galena Township, LaPorte County, Indiana

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Galena Township
Township
Map highlighting Galena Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°43′45″N 86°38′17″W / 41.72917°N 86.63806°W / 41.72917; -86.63806Coordinates: 41°43′45″N 86°38′17″W / 41.72917°N 86.63806°W / 41.72917; -86.63806
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 27.17 sq mi (70.4 km2)
 • Land 26.89 sq mi (69.6 km2)
 • Water 0.28 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation[1] 751 ft (229 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,899
 • Density 70.6/sq mi (27.3/km2)
FIPS code 18-26224[2]
GNIS feature ID 453322

Galena Township is one of twenty-one townships in LaPorte County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,899 and it contained 967 housing units.[3]

Galena Township was established in 1836.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 27.17 square miles (70.4 km2), of which 26.89 square miles (69.6 km2) (or 98.97%) is land and 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2) (or 1.03%) is water.[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. 35. 

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