Lima Township, LaGrange County, Indiana

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Lima Township
Shops in the center of Howe, one of the township's villages
Shops in the center of Howe, one of the township's villages
Map highlighting Lima Township, LaGrange County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°43′48″N 85°25′32″W / 41.73000°N 85.42556°W / 41.73000; -85.42556Coordinates: 41°43′48″N 85°25′32″W / 41.73000°N 85.42556°W / 41.73000; -85.42556
CountryUnited States
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Total25.1 sq mi (65 km2)
 • Land24.45 sq mi (63.3 km2)
 • Water0.65 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation879 ft (268 m)
 • Total2,507
 • Density102.5/sq mi (39.6/km2)
FIPS code18-43722[2]
GNIS feature ID453569

Lima Township is one of eleven townships in LaGrange County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,507 and it contained 1,008 housing units.[3]


Lima Township was established in 1832.[4]

John Badlam Howe Mansion, St. James Memorial Chapel, Star Milling and Electric Company Historic District, and Samuel P. Williams House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 25.1 square miles (65 km2), of which 24.45 square miles (63.3 km2) (or 97.41%) is land and 0.65 square miles (1.7 km2) (or 2.59%) is water.[3]


  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. ^ Counties of LaGrange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. 1882. p. 140.
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.

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