Pine Township, Porter County, Indiana

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Pine Township
Ponds form between ridges and high points
Ponds form between ridges and high points
Map highlighting Pine Township, Porter County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°39′17″N 86°58′13″W / 41.65472°N 86.97028°W / 41.65472; -86.97028Coordinates: 41°39′17″N 86°58′13″W / 41.65472°N 86.97028°W / 41.65472; -86.97028
Country United States
State Indiana
County Porter
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 29.06 sq mi (75.27 km2)
 • Land 26.79 sq mi (69.4 km2)
 • Water 2.27 sq mi (5.88 km2)
Elevation[1] 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,709
 • Density 101.1/sq mi (39.03/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 219
FIPS code 18-59922[2]
GNIS feature ID 453739

Pine Township is one of twelve townships in Porter County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,709.[3]


Pine Township was organized in 1853, and named for the abundance of pine trees within its borders.[4]

The Weller House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[5]

Cities and towns[edit]

Pine Township includes the communities of Beverly Shores and Town of Pines.[6]


The township is served by the Michigan City Area Schools. Its high school is Michigan City High School located in Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana.


Pine Township includes the eastern portion of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, including beaches in the town of Beverly Shores.


  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): Pine 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. 159. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  6. ^ Porter County, Indiana Sesquicentennial, 150, 1836-1986

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