Portage Township, St. Joseph County, Indiana

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Portage Township
Township
Location in St. Joseph County
Location in St. Joseph County
Coordinates: 41°40′09″N 86°16′33″W / 41.66917°N 86.27583°W / 41.66917; -86.27583Coordinates: 41°40′09″N 86°16′33″W / 41.66917°N 86.27583°W / 41.66917; -86.27583
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County St. Joseph
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 34.8 sq mi (90.14 km2)
 • Land 34.36 sq mi (88.98 km2)
 • Water 0.45 sq mi (1.15 km2)  1.28%
Elevation 719 ft (219 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 94,916
 • Density 2,762.4/sq mi (1,066.7/km2)
ZIP codes 46556, 46601, 46613, 46614, 46615, 46616, 46617, 46619, 46628, 46629
GNIS feature ID 0453759[1]

Portage Township is one of thirteen townships in St. Joseph County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2000 census, its population was 94,916.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Portage Township covers an area of 34.8 square miles (90 km2); of this, 34.36 square miles (89.0 km2) (98.71 percent) is land and 0.45 square miles (1.2 km2) (1.28 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Bowman, Cedar Grove, Hungarian Sacred Heart, Riverview and Saint Josephs.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Esther Landing Pad Airport
  • Indiana University at South Bend Airport
  • South Bend Regional Airport (partial)

Lakes[edit]

  • Pinhook Lake
  • St. Joseph Lake
  • St. Mary's Lake

Landmarks[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • South Bend Community School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

  • Indiana's 2nd congressional district
  • State House District 6
  • State House District 7
  • State House District 8
  • State Senate District 10
  • State Senate District 11
  • State Senate District 8
  • State Senate District 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Portage Township". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-07-07. 
  2. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder

External links[edit]