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Calumet Township
Map highlighting Calumet Township, Lake County, Indiana.svg
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lake
founded 1883
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 68.71 sq mi (178.0 km2)
 • Land 61.38 sq mi (159.0 km2)
 • Water 7.32 sq mi (19.0 km2)
604 ft (184 m)
 • Total 104,258
 • Density 1,698.4/sq mi (655.8/km2)
FIPS code 18-09820
GNIS feature ID 453154

Calumet Township is one of eleven townships in Lake County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 104,258 and it contained 49,554 housing units.

Calumet Township was established in 1883.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 68.71 square miles (178.0 km2), of which 61.38 square miles (159.0 km2) (or 89.33%) is land and 7.32 square miles (19.0 km2) (or 10.65%) is water.

Cities and Towns


Calumet Township is served by three public school districts. Most of Incorporated Gary is served by the Gary Community School Corporation. Unincorporated areas of Gary in Calumet Township are served by the Lake Ridge Schools Corporation. The town of Griffith is served by Griffith Public Schools.

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