Baugo Township, Elkhart County, Indiana

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Baugo Township
Township
Location of Baugo Township in Elkhart County
Location of Baugo Township in Elkhart County
Coordinates: 41°38′36″N 86°01′49″W / 41.64333°N 86.03028°W / 41.64333; -86.03028Coordinates: 41°38′36″N 86°01′49″W / 41.64333°N 86.03028°W / 41.64333; -86.03028
Country United States
State Indiana
County Elkhart
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 15.01 sq mi (38.9 km2)
 • Land 14.69 sq mi (38.0 km2)
 • Water 0.32 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation[1] 764 ft (233 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,431
 • Density 642/sq mi (248/km2)
Area code(s) 574
FIPS code 18-03754[2]
GNIS feature ID 453099

Baugo Township is one of sixteen townships in Elkhart County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 9,431.[3]

History[edit]

Baugo Township was named from the Baugo Creek, which is derived from the Indian name Baubaugo, meaning "devil river".[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 15.01 square miles (38.9 km2), of which 14.69 square miles (38.0 km2) (or 97.87%) is land and 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2) (or 2.13%) is water.[3]

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Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Noffsinger and Saint Vincent Depaul.

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. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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 Elkhart County, Indiana. Chas. C. Chapman Co. 1881. p. 655. 

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