New Durham Township, LaPorte County, Indiana facts for kids
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New Durham Township
|• Type||Indiana township|
|• Total||36.06 sq mi (93.4 km2)|
|• Land||35.96 sq mi (93.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)|
|Elevation||830 ft (253 m)|
|• Density||240.9/sq mi (93.0/km2)|
|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.
New Durham Township is served by the Westville-New Durham Township Public Library. Township residents may also request a free library card from any La Porte County Public Library branch.
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