Boone Township, Porter County, Indiana

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Boone Township
Township
Map highlighting Boone Township, Porter County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°18′35″N 87°09′05″W / 41.30972°N 87.15139°W / 41.30972; -87.15139Coordinates: 41°18′35″N 87°09′05″W / 41.30972°N 87.15139°W / 41.30972; -87.15139
Country United States
State Indiana
County Porter
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 36.23 sq mi (93.85 km2)
 • Land 36.2 sq mi (93.76 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.09 km2)
Elevation[1] 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,160
 • Density 170/sq mi (65.7/km2)
Time zone central
FIPS code 18-06580[2]
GNIS feature ID 453130

Boone Township is one of twelve townships in Porter County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,160.[3]

History[edit]

Boone Township was organized in 1836.[4]

The Clinton D. Gilson Barn was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[5]

Cities and towns[edit]

The largest community in the township is Hebron.[6]

Education[edit]

Boone Township is served by the Metropolitan School District of Boone Township. Their high school is Hebron High School.

Cemeteries[edit]

Name Location Picture Ref pg[7] Ref pg[8]
Hebron Cemetery 900 S and US 231, Hebron Hebron Cem Boone Township Porter County IndianaPB110042.jpg pg 47 back
Cornell Cemetery North of State Route 8, must north of 350W Cornell Cemetery Porter County Indiana.jpg pg 53 back

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): Boone township, Porter County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ History of Porter County, Indiana : a narrative account of its historical progress, its people and its principal interests. Lewis Publishing Company. 1912. p. 129. 
  5. ^ Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  6. ^ Porter County, Indiana Sesquicentennial, 150, 1836-1986
  7. ^ 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
  8. ^ Rand MacNally, Porter County, Indiana, 2001

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