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
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyPorter
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total45.8 sq mi (118.63 km2)
 • Land45.8 sq mi (118.63 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation718 ft (219 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,684
 • Density80.4/sq mi (31.05/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)219
FIPS code18-51066[2]
GNIS feature ID453655

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

History[edit]

Morgan Township was organized in 1843.[4]

Cities and towns[edit]

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

Education[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

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

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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Morgan township, Porter County, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. 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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