Calumet Township, Lake County, Indiana

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Calumet Township
Map highlighting Calumet Township, Lake County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°35′07″N 87°21′15″W / 41.58528°N 87.35417°W / 41.58528; -87.35417Coordinates: 41°35′07″N 87°21′15″W / 41.58528°N 87.35417°W / 41.58528; -87.35417
CountryUnited States
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Total68.71 sq mi (178.0 km2)
 • Land61.38 sq mi (159.0 km2)
 • Water7.32 sq mi (19.0 km2)
Elevation604 ft (184 m)
 • Total104,258
 • Density1,698.4/sq mi (655.8/km2)
FIPS code18-09820[2]
GNIS feature ID453154

Calumet Township is one of eleven townships in Lake County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 104,258 and it contained 49,554 housing units.[3]

Calumet Township was established in 1883.[4]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 68.71 square miles (178.0 km2), of which 61.38 square miles (159.0 km2) (or 89.33%) is land and 7.32 square miles (19.0 km2) (or 10.65%) is water.[3]

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Calumet Township is served by three public school districts. Most of Incorporated Gary is served by the Gary Community School Corporation. Unincorporated areas of Gary in Calumet Township are served by the Lake Ridge Schools Corporation. The town of Griffith is served by Griffith Public Schools.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". 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. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. 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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