Eagle Creek Township, Lake County, Indiana

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Eagle Creek Township
Township
Map highlighting Eagle Creek Township, Lake County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°16′56″N 87°16′56″W / 41.28222°N 87.28222°W / 41.28222; -87.28222Coordinates: 41°16′56″N 87°16′56″W / 41.28222°N 87.28222°W / 41.28222; -87.28222
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lake
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 56.01 sq mi (145.1 km2)
 • Land 55.84 sq mi (144.6 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation[1] 653 ft (199 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,668
 • Density 29.9/sq mi (11.5/km2)
FIPS code 18-19306[2]
GNIS feature ID 453270

Eagle Creek Township is one of eleven townships in Lake County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,668 and it contained 709 housing units.[3]

History[edit]

Eagle Creek Township was established in 1839.[4]

The Kingsbury-Doak Farmhouse was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 56.01 square miles (145.1 km2), of which 55.84 square miles (144.6 km2) (or 99.70%) is land and 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2) (or 0.29%) 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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