Porter County, Indiana

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Porter County
Porter County Courthouse in Valparaiso, Indiana
Porter County Courthouse in Valparaiso, Indiana
"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
Named forDavid Porter
Largest cityPortage
 • 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%%
 • Total164,343
 • Density393/sq mi (151.76/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
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.