Eagle Creek Township, Lake County, Indiana

Eagle Creek Township is one of eleven townships in Lake County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,668 and it contained 709 housing units.[3]

Eagle Creek Township
Map highlighting Eagle Creek Township, Lake County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°16′56″N 87°16′56″W / 41.28222°N 87.28222°W / 41.28222; -87.28222Coordinates: 41°16′56″N 87°16′56″W / 41.28222°N 87.28222°W / 41.28222; -87.28222
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyLake
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total56.01 sq mi (145.1 km2)
 • Land55.84 sq mi (144.6 km2)
 • Water0.16 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation653 ft (199 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,668
 • Density29.9/sq mi (11.5/km2)
FIPS code18-19306[2]
GNIS feature ID453270

HistoryEdit

Eagle Creek Township was established in 1839.[4]

The Kingsbury-Doak Farmhouse was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[5]

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 56.01 square miles (145.1 km2), of which 55.84 square miles (144.6 km2) (or 99.70%) is land and 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2) (or 0.29%) is water.[3]

EducationEdit

Eagle Creek Township, along with Cedar Creek Township and West Creek Township, is served by the Tri-Creek School Corporation which includes Lowell High School.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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. 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. 104.
  5. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.

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