Morgan Township, Porter County, Indiana

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Morgan Township
Malden grain elevator
Malden grain elevator
Map highlighting Morgan Township, Porter County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°23′53″N 86°59′44″W / 41.39806°N 86.99556°W / 41.39806; -86.99556Coordinates: 41°23′53″N 86°59′44″W / 41.39806°N 86.99556°W / 41.39806; -86.99556
Country United States
State Indiana
County Porter
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 45.8 sq mi (118.63 km2)
 • Land 45.8 sq mi (118.63 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 718 ft (219 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,684
 • Density 80.4/sq mi (31.05/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 219
FIPS code 18-51066[2]
GNIS feature ID 453655

Morgan Township is one of twelve townships in Porter County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,684.[3]


Morgan Township was organized in 1843.[4]

Cities and towns[edit]

The unincorporated community of Malden is the only town within the township.[5]


Morgan Township is served by the East Porter County School Corporation. The high school is Morgan Township High School, located north of Malden on State Route 49.


Name Location Picture Ref pg[6] Ref pg[7]
Adams Cemetery 150E at 250 S Morgan Adams Cemetery Porter County Indiana.jpg front
Stoner Cemetery (private) South Sager Rd Morgan front
White Cemetery (private) 150 S near 75E Morgan White Cemetery PA100001Porter County INdiana.jpg front


  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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Morgan township, Porter County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 22, 2013.
  4. ^ History of Porter County, Indiana : a narrative account of its historical progress, its people and its principal interests. Lewis Publishing Company. 1912. p. 153.
  5. ^ Porter County, Indiana Sesquicentennial, 150, 1836-1986
  6. ^ Soil Survey of Porter County, Indiana; USDA, Soil Conservation Service, Purdue University Agricultural Experiment Station, Indiana Department of natural Resources, Soil and Water Conservation Committee; February 1981
  7. ^ Rand MacNally, Porter County, Indiana, 2001

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