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Baugo Township, Elkhart County, Indiana

Baugo Township is one of sixteen townships in Elkhart County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 9,431.[3]

Baugo Township
Location of Baugo Township in Elkhart County
Location of Baugo Township in Elkhart County
Coordinates: 41°38′36″N 86°01′49″W / 41.64333°N 86.03028°W / 41.64333; -86.03028Coordinates: 41°38′36″N 86°01′49″W / 41.64333°N 86.03028°W / 41.64333; -86.03028
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyElkhart
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total15.01 sq mi (38.9 km2)
 • Land14.69 sq mi (38.0 km2)
 • Water0.32 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation764 ft (233 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total9,431
 • Density642/sq mi (248/km2)
Area code(s)574
FIPS code18-03754[2]
GNIS feature ID453099

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HistoryEdit

Baugo Township was named from the Baugo Creek, which is derived from the Indian name Baubaugo, meaning "devil river".[4]

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 15.01 square miles (38.9 km2), of which 14.69 square miles (38.0 km2) (or 97.87%) is land and 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2) (or 2.13%) is water.[3]

Cities and townsEdit

Adjacent townshipsEdit

Major highwaysEdit

CemeteriesEdit

The township contains three cemeteries: Noffsinger, Osceola and Saint Vincent Depaul.

ReferencesEdit

  • "Baugo Township, Elkhart County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files

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