Cedar Creek Township, Lake County, Indiana

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Cedar Creek Township
Township
Barns at the Buckley Homestead, a historic site in the township
Barns at the Buckley Homestead, a historic site in the township
Map highlighting Cedar Creek Township, Lake County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°15′17″N 87°22′43″W / 41.25472°N 87.37861°W / 41.25472; -87.37861Coordinates: 41°15′17″N 87°22′43″W / 41.25472°N 87.37861°W / 41.25472; -87.37861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lake
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 60.57 sq mi (156.9 km2)
 • Land 60.01 sq mi (155.4 km2)
 • Water 0.56 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation[1] 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 12,097
 • Density 201.6/sq mi (77.8/km2)
FIPS code 18-11026[2]
GNIS feature ID 453171

Cedar Creek Township is one of eleven townships in Lake County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 12,097 and it contained 4,675 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Cedar Creek Township was established in 1839.[4]

The Buckley Homestead was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 60.57 square miles (156.9 km2), of which 60.01 square miles (155.4 km2) (or 99.08%) is land and 0.56 square miles (1.5 km2) (or 0.92%) 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. 104. 
  5. ^ Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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