New Durham Township, LaPorte County, Indiana facts for kids

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New Durham Township
Map highlighting New Durham Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.svg
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
 • Total 36.06 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Land 35.96 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 830 ft (253 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 8,664
 • Density 240.9/sq mi (93.0/km2)
FIPS code 18-52830
GNIS feature ID 453663

New Durham Township is one of twenty-one townships in LaPorte County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 8,664 and it contained 2,396 housing units.


An early settler being a native of Durham, New York, caused the name to be selected.

The Pinhook Methodist Church and Cemetery was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.06 square miles (93.4 km2), of which 35.96 square miles (93.1 km2) (or 99.72%) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (or 0.28%) is water.

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