Porter County, Indiana

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Porter County
Porter County Courthouse in Valparaiso, Indiana
Porter County Courthouse in Valparaiso, Indiana
Motto(s): 
"Front Porch Of The Dunes"
Map of Indiana highlighting Porter County
Location within the U.S. state of Indiana
Map of the United States highlighting Indiana
Indiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°31′N 87°04′W / 41.51°N 87.07°W / 41.51; -87.07
Country United States
State Indiana
Founded1836
Named forDavid Porter
SeatValparaiso
Largest cityPortage
Area
 • Total521.78 sq mi (1,351.4 km2)
 • Land418.15 sq mi (1,083.0 km2)
 • Water103.63 sq mi (268.4 km2)  19.86%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total164,343
 • Density393/sq mi (151.76/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitewww.porterco.org
Indiana county number 64

Porter County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, 164,343 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Valparaiso.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Porter County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2011-09-25.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.