Washington Township, Porter County, Indiana

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Washington Township
Map highlighting Washington Township, Porter County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°28′45″N 86°58′59″W / 41.47917°N 86.98306°W / 41.47917; -86.98306Coordinates: 41°28′45″N 86°58′59″W / 41.47917°N 86.98306°W / 41.47917; -86.98306
Country United States
State Indiana
County Porter
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 29.5 sq mi (76.39 km2)
 • Land 29.5 sq mi (76.39 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 771 ft (235 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,785
 • Density 162.2/sq mi (62.64/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 219
FIPS code 18-80954[2]
GNIS feature ID 454014

Washington Township is one of twelve townships in Porter County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,785.[3]


Washington Township was organized in 1836.[4]

Cities and towns[edit]

There are no incorporated communities in the township.[5]


Washington Township is served by the East Porter County School Corporation. Their high school is Washington Township High School, located on State Route 2, east of Valparaiso.


  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): Washington 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. 180. 
  5. ^ Porter County, Indiana Sesquicentennial, 150, 1836-1986

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