St. John Township, Lake County, Indiana

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St. John Township
Township
Map highlighting St. John Township, Lake County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°28′36″N 87°27′45″W / 41.47667°N 87.46250°W / 41.47667; -87.46250Coordinates: 41°28′36″N 87°27′45″W / 41.47667°N 87.46250°W / 41.47667; -87.46250
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lake
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 39.37 sq mi (102.0 km2)
 • Land 39.2 sq mi (102 km2)
 • Water 0.17 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 679 ft (207 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 66,741
 • Density 1,702.6/sq mi (657.4/km2)
FIPS code 18-66870[2]
GNIS feature ID 453819

St. John Township is one of eleven townships in Lake County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 66,741 and it contained 25,691 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

St. John Township was established in 1848. It was named for John Hack, the first German settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 39.37 square miles (102.0 km2), of which 39.2 square miles (102 km2) (or 99.57%) is land and 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2) (or 0.43%) 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. ^ Howat, William Frederick (1915). A Standard History of Lake County, Indiana, and the Calumet Region, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 105. 

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