Galena Township, LaPorte County, Indiana

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Galena Township
Map highlighting Galena Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°43′45″N 86°38′17″W / 41.72917°N 86.63806°W / 41.72917; -86.63806Coordinates: 41°43′45″N 86°38′17″W / 41.72917°N 86.63806°W / 41.72917; -86.63806
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyLaPorte
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total27.17 sq mi (70.4 km2)
 • Land26.89 sq mi (69.6 km2)
 • Water0.28 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation751 ft (229 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,899
 • Density70.6/sq mi (27.3/km2)
FIPS code18-26224[2]
GNIS feature ID453322

Galena Township is one of twenty-one townships in LaPorte County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,899 and it contained 967 housing units.[3]

Galena Township was established in 1836.[4]

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Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 27.17 square miles (70.4 km2), of which 26.89 square miles (69.6 km2) (or 98.97%) is land and 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2) (or 1.03%) is water.[3]

References[edit]

  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. ^ Daniels, E. D. (1904). A twentieth century history and biographical record of La Porte County, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Co. p. 35.

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