Pleasant Township, Porter County, Indiana

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Pleasant Township
Township
Corn and soybeans dominate Pleasant Township
Corn and soybeans dominate Pleasant Township
Map highlighting Pleasant Township, Porter County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°17′46″N 86°59′40″W / 41.29611°N 86.99444°W / 41.29611; -86.99444Coordinates: 41°17′46″N 86°59′40″W / 41.29611°N 86.99444°W / 41.29611; -86.99444
Country United States
State Indiana
County Porter
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 56.71 sq mi (146.88 km2)
 • Land 56.69 sq mi (146.83 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation[1] 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,432
 • Density 78.2/sq mi (30.18/km2)
FIPS code 18-60426[2]
GNIS feature ID 453748

Pleasant Township is one of twelve townships in Porter County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,432.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

The township's only incorporated community is Kouts.[4]

Education[edit]

The township is served by the East Porter County School Corporation. Its high school is Kouts High School located in Kouts.

Cemeteries[edit]

Name Location Picture Ref pg[5] Ref pg[6]
Graceland Cemetery State Route 8, just west of Kouts pg 54 back
Hopewell Cemetery South Baums Bridge Road, just before SR 8 back
St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery State Route 8, just west of Kouts
St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery State Route 8, just west of Kouts St Marys Cemetery Porter County Indiana2.jpg
Spencer Cemetery South Baums Bridge Road, just before SR 8 Spencer Cemetery Porter County Indiana.jpg pg 54

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): Pleasant township, Porter County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ Porter County, Indiana Sesquicentennial, 150, 1836-1986
  5. ^ Soil Survey of Porter County, Indiana; USDA, Soil Conservation Service, Purdue University Agricultural Experiment Station, Indiana Department of natural Resources, Soil and Water Conservation Committee; February 1981
  6. ^ Rand MacNally, Porter County, Indiana, 2001
Reeves ditch draining much of Pleasant Township

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