Pleasant Township, LaPorte County, Indiana

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Pleasant Township
Township
Map highlighting Pleasant Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°34′53″N 86°38′35″W / 41.58139°N 86.64306°W / 41.58139; -86.64306Coordinates: 41°34′53″N 86°38′35″W / 41.58139°N 86.64306°W / 41.58139; -86.64306
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 24.75 sq mi (64.1 km2)
 • Land 24.69 sq mi (63.9 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 768 ft (234 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,380
 • Density 136.9/sq mi (52.9/km2)
FIPS code 18-60408[2]
GNIS feature ID 453747

Pleasant Township is one of twenty-one townships in LaPorte County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,380 and it contained 1,427 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Pleasant Township was established in 1834, and named from its scenic landscapes.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.75 square miles (64.1 km2), of which 24.69 square miles (63.9 km2) (or 99.76%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.20%) 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. ^ History of La Porte County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages, and Townships. C. C. Chapman & Co. 1880. p. 825. 

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