Liberty Township, Porter County, Indiana

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Liberty Township
Township
Map highlighting Liberty Township, Porter County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°33′38″N 87°04′33″W / 41.56056°N 87.07583°W / 41.56056; -87.07583Coordinates: 41°33′38″N 87°04′33″W / 41.56056°N 87.07583°W / 41.56056; -87.07583
Country United States
State Indiana
County Porter
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 25.03 sq mi (64.84 km2)
 • Land 24.75 sq mi (64.1 km2)
 • Water 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
Elevation[1] 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,319
 • Density 376.5/sq mi (145.38/km2)
FIPS code 18-43362[2]
GNIS feature ID 453559

Liberty Township is one of twelve townships in Porter County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 9,319.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

The town of Chesterton has grown south from Westchester Township and has incorporated parts of Liberty Township along State Route 49 near the Indiana Toll Road. Otherwise, there are no incorporated communities within the township.[4]

Education[edit]

Liberty Township is served by the Duneland School Corporation. Its high school is Chesterton High School, located in Chesterton (Westchester Township) to the north.

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Liberty township, Porter County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ Porter County, Indiana Sesquicentennial, 150, 1836-1986

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