Winfield Township, Lake County, Indiana

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Winfield Township
Map highlighting Winfield Township, Lake County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°23′14″N 87°15′12″W / 41.38722°N 87.25333°W / 41.38722; -87.25333Coordinates: 41°23′14″N 87°15′12″W / 41.38722°N 87.25333°W / 41.38722; -87.25333
CountryUnited States
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Total25.06 sq mi (64.9 km2)
 • Land24.74 sq mi (64.1 km2)
 • Water0.32 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation728 ft (222 m)
 • Total10,054
 • Density406.3/sq mi (156.9/km2)
FIPS code18-84896[2]
GNIS feature ID454062

Winfield Township is one of eleven townships in Lake County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 10,054 and it contained 3,576 housing units.[3]


Winfield Township was established in 1843, and named for Winfield Scott.[4]

The John Ross Farm was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[5]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 25.06 square miles (64.9 km2), of which 24.74 square miles (64.1 km2) (or 98.72%) is land and 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2) (or 1.28%) is water.[3]


Winfield Township residents are eligible to obtain a free library card from the Crown Point Community Public Library in Crown Point or Winfield.[6]

Winfield Township, along with Center Township, is served by the Crown Point Community School Corporation which includes Crown Point High School.


  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. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
  4. ^ Howat, William Frederick (1915). A Standard History of Lake County, Indiana, and the Calumet Region, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 105.
  5. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  6. ^ "Library Card Policy" (PDF). Crown Point Community Public Library. Retrieved 10 March 2018.

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