Portage Township, St. Joseph County, Indiana

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Portage Township
Township
Location in St. Joseph County
Location in St. Joseph County
Coordinates: 41°40′09″N 86°16′33″W / 41.66917°N 86.27583°W / 41.66917; -86.27583Coordinates: 41°40′09″N 86°16′33″W / 41.66917°N 86.27583°W / 41.66917; -86.27583
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County St. Joseph
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 34.8 sq mi (90.14 km2)
 • Land 34.36 sq mi (88.98 km2)
 • Water 0.45 sq mi (1.15 km2)  1.28%
Elevation[1] 715 ft (218 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 94,916
 • Density 2,762.4/sq mi (1,066.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 46556, 46601, 46613, 46614, 46615, 46616, 46617, 46619, 46628, 46629
Area code(s) 574
GNIS feature ID 453759

Portage Township is one of thirteen townships in St. Joseph County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2] As of the 2000 census, its population was 94,916.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Portage Township covers an area of 34.8 square miles (90 km2); of this, 34.36 square miles (89.0 km2) (98.71 percent) is land and 0.45 square miles (1.2 km2) (1.28 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Bowman, Cedar Grove, Hungarian Sacred Heart, Riverview and Saint Josephs.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Esther Landing Pad Airport
  • Indiana University at South Bend Airport
  • South Bend Regional Airport (partial)

Lakes[edit]

  • Pinhook Lake
  • St. Joseph Lake
  • St. Mary's Lake

Landmarks[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • South Bend Community School Corporation

Political districts[edit]

  • Indiana's 2nd congressional district
  • State House District 6
  • State House District 7
  • State House District 8
  • State Senate District 10
  • State Senate District 11
  • State Senate District 8
  • State Senate District 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  2. ^ "Portage Township". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-07-07. 
  3. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder

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