West Creek Township, Lake County, Indiana

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West Creek Township
Township
Map highlighting West Creek Township, Lake County, Indiana.svg
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lake
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 62.08 sq mi (160.8 km2)
 • Land 61.96 sq mi (160.5 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 682 ft (208 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,826
 • Density 110.2/sq mi (42.5/km2)
FIPS code 18-82574[2]
GNIS feature ID 454048

West Creek Township is one of eleven townships in Lake County, Indiana. When counted at 2010, its population was 6,826 people and it had 2,664 houses.[3]

History[change | change source]

West Creek Township was founded in 1839. It took its name from the westernmost of the three nearby large streams.[4]

Geography[change | change source]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 62.08 square miles (160.8 km2), of which 61.96 square miles (160.5 km2) (or 99.81%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.19%) is water.[3]

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