Pine Township, Porter County, Indiana

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Pine Township
Township
Ponds form between ridges and high points
Ponds form between ridges and high points
Map highlighting Pine Township, Porter County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°39′17″N 86°58′13″W / 41.65472°N 86.97028°W / 41.65472; -86.97028Coordinates: 41°39′17″N 86°58′13″W / 41.65472°N 86.97028°W / 41.65472; -86.97028
Country United States
State Indiana
County Porter
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 29.06 sq mi (75.27 km2)
 • Land 26.79 sq mi (69.4 km2)
 • Water 2.27 sq mi (5.88 km2)
Elevation[1] 656 ft (200 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,709
 • Density 101.1/sq mi (39.03/km2)
FIPS code 18-59922[2]
GNIS feature ID 453739

Pine Township is one of twelve townships in Porter County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,709.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Pine Township includes the communities of Beverly Shores and Town of Pines.[4]

Education[edit]

The township is served by the Michigan City Area Schools. Its high school is Michigan City High School located in Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana.

Parks[edit]

Pine Township includes the eastern portion of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, including beaches in the town of Beverly Shores.

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): Pine 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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