Cedar Creek Township, Lake County, Indiana

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Cedar Creek 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
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyLake
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total60.57 sq mi (156.9 km2)
 • Land60.01 sq mi (155.4 km2)
 • Water0.56 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation636 ft (194 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total12,097
 • Density201.6/sq mi (77.8/km2)
FIPS code18-11026[2]
GNIS feature ID453171

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] The township includes most of the town of Lowell, as well the Census-designated Place Lake Dalecarlia.

Education[edit]

Cedar Creek Township, along with West Creek Township and Eagle Creek Township, is served by the Tri-Creek School Corporation which includes Lowell High School.

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. ^ Howat, William Frederick (1915). A Standard History of Lake County, Indiana, and the Calumet Region, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 104.
  5. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.

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