Hanover Township, Lake County, Indiana

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Hanover Township
Township
Map highlighting Hanover Township, Lake County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°23′25″N 87°28′42″W / 41.39028°N 87.47833°W / 41.39028; -87.47833Coordinates: 41°23′25″N 87°28′42″W / 41.39028°N 87.47833°W / 41.39028; -87.47833
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lake
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 29.67 sq mi (76.8 km2)
 • Land 28.77 sq mi (74.5 km2)
 • Water 0.91 sq mi (2.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 728 ft (222 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 12,443
 • Density 432.6/sq mi (167.0/km2)
FIPS code 18-31252[2]
GNIS feature ID 453371

Hanover Township is one of eleven townships in Lake County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 12,443 and it contained 4,861 housing units.[3]

Hanover Township was established in 1853.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.67 square miles (76.8 km2), of which 28.77 square miles (74.5 km2) (or 96.97%) is land and 0.91 square miles (2.4 km2) (or 3.07%) 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. ^ Howat, William Frederick (1915). A Standard History of Lake County, Indiana, and the Calumet Region, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 105. 

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