List of counties in Indiana

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Counties of Indiana
Location State of Indiana
Number92
Populations6,128 (Ohio) – 903,393 (Marion)
Areas86 square miles (220 km2) (Ohio) – 657 square miles (1,700 km2) (Allen)
Government County government
Subdivisions 1,008 Townships

The U.S. state of Indiana has 92 counties. Each county serves as the local level of government within its borders. Although Indiana was organized into the United States since the Northwest Ordinance in 1787, its land was not always available for settlement. The Vincennes Tract, Clark's Grant and an area known as "The Gore" in southeastern Indiana (resulting from the Treaty of Greenville 1795) existed during the Northwest Territory. The remainder of Indiana land was acquired by Indian Removal Acts and purchases by treaty between 1804 and 1840. The largest purchase (called "Delaware New Purchase" or just "New Purchase") resulted from the Treaty of St. Mary's (1818) which acquired about 1/3 of the state in the central portion. All or most of 35 counties were eventually carved from the area. The oldest counties are generally in the south near the Ohio River, whereas newer ones were in the north in territory acquired later. Many of the final counties were formed subsequent to the acquisition and break up of the Big Miami Reserve (encompassing present day Howard County and parts of surrounding counties) between 1834 and 1840. The oldest and newest counties in Indiana are Knox County, created in 1790, and Newton County, created in 1859. [1]

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As of the 2010 United States Census, the population of Indiana was 6,483,802, the average population of Indiana's 92 counties is 70,476, with Marion County as the most populous (903,393), and Ohio County (6,128) the least. 54 counties have 30,000 or more people; 17 counties have populations exceeding 100,000, five of which exceed 250,000; and only four counties have fewer than 10,000 people. The average land area is 396 square miles (1,030 km2). [2] The largest county is Allen (657 sq. mi., 1,702 km2) and the smallest is Ohio (86 sq. mi., 223 km2). [3] According to the Constitution of Indiana, no county may be created of less than 400 square miles (1,000 km2), nor may any county smaller than this be further reduced in size, which precludes any new counties. [4]

County government in Indiana consists of two bodies, the county council and the commissioners.

Many Indiana counties are named for United States Founding Fathers and personalities of the American Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and Battle of Tippecanoe; early leaders of Indiana Territory and Indiana, as well as surrounding states like Michigan and Kentucky; plus Native American tribes and geographical features.

The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code, which is used by the United States government to uniquely identify states and counties, is provided with each entry. Indiana's code is 18, which when combined with any county code would be written as 18XXX. The FIPS code for each county links to census data for that county. [5]

In Indiana, the most commonly seen number associated with counties is the state county code, which is a sequential number based on the alphabetical order of the county. It has been used on automobile license plates since 1963. It first held a prominent place on the left side of the plates as part of the license plate number until the year 2008 when it was moved above the serial number and 2012 when it was moved to the lower right corner. On license plates, county codes 93, 95, and 97-99 were also used for Marion County in addition to 49. 94 and 96 were used for Lake County in addition to 45. These additional numbers ceased to be used as of 2008. [6] In addition these codes are also used by INDOT for structure IDs on objects such as bridges and overpasses.

Counties

County
FIPS code [7] County seat [3] [8] Est. [3] [8] OriginEtymology [9] BMV Number
[10]
Population [2] Area(Land only) [3] [11] Map
AdamsCounty 001 Decatur Feb 7, 1836Adams New Purchase U.S. President John Quincy Adams 134,387339 sq mi
(878 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Adams County.svg
AllenCounty 003 Fort Wayne Dec 12, 1823Delaware New PurchaseCol. John Allen, Kentucky state senator [12] 2355,329657 sq mi
(1,702 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Allen County.svg
BartholomewCounty 005 Columbus Jan 8, 1821Jackson County and Delaware New Purchases Lt. Col. Joseph Bartholomew, a hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe [12] 376,794407 sq mi
(1,054 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Bartholomew County.svg
BentonCounty 007 Fowler Feb 18, 1840 Jasper County Thomas H. Benton, U.S. Senator from Missouri 48,854406 sq mi
(1,052 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Benton County.svg
BlackfordCounty 009 Hartford City Feb 15, 1838 Jay County Judge Isaac Blackford, Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives and Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court 512,766165 sq mi
(427 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Blackford County.svg
BooneCounty 011 Lebanon Jan 29, 1830 Adams and Wabash New PurchasesFrontiersman Daniel Boone 656,640423 sq mi
(1,096 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Boone County.svg
BrownCounty 013 Nashville Feb 3, 1836 Bartholomew County
Jackson County
Monroe County
General Jacob Brown, hero of the War of 1812 [12] 715,242312 sq mi
(808 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Brown County.svg
CarrollCounty 015 Delphi Jan 17, 1828 Adams and Wabash New Purchases Charles Carroll, signer of the Declaration of Independence 820,165372 sq mi
(963 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Carroll County.svg
CassCounty 017 Logansport Dec 18, 1828Non-county AreaGen. Lewis Cass, Governor of Michigan Territory and U.S. Secretary of State 938,966412 sq mi
(1,067 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Cass County.svg
ClarkCounty 019 Jeffersonville Feb 3, 1801 Knox County General George Rogers Clark, American Revolutionary War hero10110,232373 sq mi
(966 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Clark County.svg
ClayCounty 021 Brazil Feb 12, 1825 Owen County
Putnam County
Sullivan County
Vigo County
U.S. Speaker of the House Henry Clay 1126,890358 sq mi
(927 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Clay County.svg
ClintonCounty 023 Frankfort Jan 29, 1830Adams and Wabash New Purchases DeWitt Clinton, Governor of New York 1233,224405 sq mi
(1,049 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Clinton County.svg
CrawfordCounty 025 English Jan 29, 1818 Orange County
Harrison County
Perry County
Col. William Crawford, surveyor of the Midwest and hero of the Indian Wars 1310,713306 sq mi
(793 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Crawford County.svg
DaviessCounty 027 Washington Feb 2, 1818 Knox County Col. Joseph Hamilton Daveiss, [12] hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe 1431,648429 sq mi
(1,111 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Daviess County.svg
DearbornCounty 029 Lawrenceburg Mar 7, 1803 Clark County, IN; Hamilton County, OH U.S. Secretary of War Henry Dearborn 1550,047305 sq mi
(790 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Dearborn County.svg
DecaturCounty 031 Greensburg Dec 12, 1821Delaware New PurchaseCommodore Stephen Decatur, hero of the War of 1812 1625,740373 sq mi
(966 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Decatur County.svg
DeKalbCounty 033 Auburn Feb 7, 1835Non-county Area Johann de Kalb, German noble who trained colonial soldiers for the American Revolutionary War 1740,285363 sq mi
(940 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting DeKalb County.svg
DelawareCounty 035 Muncie Jan 26, 1827 [13] Delaware New Purchase Delaware Native American people18117,671392 sq mi
(1,015 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Delaware County.svg
DuboisCounty 037 Jasper Dec 20, 1817 Perry County
Pike County
Toussaint Dubois, [12] hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe 1941,889427 sq mi
(1,106 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Dubois County.svg
ElkhartCounty 039 Goshen Jan 29, 1830Non-county AreaDisputed, but possibly the Elkhart Native American people20197,559463 sq mi
(1,199 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Elkhart County.svg
FayetteCounty 041 Connersville Jan 29, 1818 Franklin Wayne County and Non-county Area Marquis de la Fayette, French noble who trained colonial soldiers in the American Revolutionary War 2124,277215 sq mi
(557 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Fayette County.svg
FloydCounty 043 New Albany Jan 2, 1819 Clark and Harrison CountiesEither John Floyd, a War of 1812 hero and Governor of Virginia, or early settler and state legislator Davis Floyd [12] 2274,578148 sq mi
(383 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Floyd County.svg
FountainCounty 045 Covington Dec 20, 1825 Montgomery County and Wabash New PurchaseMajor James Fontaine, a hero of the American Revolutionary War 2317,240396 sq mi
(1,026 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Fountain County.svg
FranklinCounty 047 Brookville Feb 1, 1811 Clark County
Dearborn County
Knox County
Writer, orator, scholar, and founding father Benjamin Franklin 2423,087384 sq mi
(995 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Franklin County.svg
FultonCounty 049 Rochester Feb 7, 1836Non-county Area Robert Fulton, developer of the steamboat 2520,836368 sq mi
(953 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Fulton County.svg
GibsonCounty 051 Princeton Apr 1, 1813 Knox County John Gibson, secretary of the Indiana Territory [12] 2633,503487 sq mi
(1,261 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Gibson County.svg
GrantCounty 053 Marion Feb 10, 1831Madison County, Adams New Purchase and un-organizedCaptains Samuel and Moses Grant, former American soldiers and early settlers2770,061414 sq mi
(1,072 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Grant County.svg
GreeneCounty 055 Bloomfield Jan 5, 1821 Sullivan County
Non-county Area
Gen. Nathanael Greene, hero of the American Revolutionary War 2833,165543 sq mi
(1,406 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Greene County.svg
HamiltonCounty 057 Noblesville Jan 8, 1823Delaware New Purchase Alexander Hamilton, first Secretary of the Treasury and founding father29274,569394 sq mi
(1,020 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Hamilton County.svg
HancockCounty 059 Greenfield Mar 1, 1828Madison County John Hancock, first signer of the Declaration of Independence 3070,002306 sq mi
(793 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Hancock County.svg
HarrisonCounty 061 Corydon Dec 1, 1808Clark and Knox County William Henry Harrison, governor of Indiana Territory and U.S. President 3139,364485 sq mi
(1,256 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Harrison County.svg
HendricksCounty 063 Danville Dec 20, 1823 [14] Delaware and Wabash New Purchase Governor of Indiana William Hendricks [12] 32145,488407 sq mi
(1,054 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Hendricks County.svg
HenryCounty 065 New Castle Dec 31, 1821Delaware New Purchase Patrick Henry, attorney, orator, and founding father3349,462392 sq mi
(1,015 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Henry County.svg
HowardCounty 067 Kokomo Jan 15, 1844 [15] un-organizedGen. Tilghman Howard, a U.S. Representative from Indiana3482,752293 sq mi
(759 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Howard County.svg
HuntingtonCounty 069 Huntington Feb 2, 1832Adams New Purchase and un-organized Samuel Huntington, signer the Declaration of Independence 3537,124383 sq mi
(992 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Huntington County.svg
JacksonCounty 071 Brownstown Jan 1, 1816Clark, Jefferson and WashingtonU.S. President Andrew Jackson 3642,367509 sq mi
(1,318 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Jackson County.svg
JasperCounty 073 Rensselaer Feb 7, 1835Wabash New PurchaseSgt. William Jasper, hero of the American Revolutionary War 3733,478560 sq mi
(1,450 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Jasper County.svg
JayCounty 075 Portland Feb 7, 1835Adams New Purchase John Jay, first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court 3821,253384 sq mi
(995 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Jay County.svg
JeffersonCounty 077 Madison Nov 23, 1810Clark, Dearborn and Knox CountyU.S. President Thomas Jefferson 3932,428361 sq mi
(935 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Jefferson County.svg
JenningsCounty 079 Vernon Dec 27, 1816Jackson and Jefferson Counties Jonathan Jennings, first Governor of Indiana 4028,525377 sq mi
(976 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Jennings County.svg
JohnsonCounty 081 Franklin Dec 31, 1823Delaware New PurchaseJohn Johnson, first Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court 41139,654320 sq mi
(829 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Johnson County.svg
KnoxCounty 083 Vincennes Jun 6, 1790Original County U.S. Secretary of War Henry Knox 4238,440516 sq mi
(1,336 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Knox County.svg
KosciuskoCounty 085 Warsaw Feb 7, 1835un-organized Tadeusz Kościuszko, Polish-born hero of the American Revolutionary War 4377,358531 sq mi
(1,375 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Kosciusko County.svg
LaGrangeCounty 087 LaGrange Feb 2, 1832un-organizedThe ancestral estate of the Marquis de la Fayette, the French-born hero of the American Revolutionary War 4437,128380 sq mi
(984 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting LaGrange County.svg
LakeCounty 089 Crown Point Jan 28, 1837Newton and Porter CountiesIts location on Lake Michigan 45, 94, 96496,005499 sq mi
(1,292 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Lake County.svg
LaPorteCounty 091 LaPorte Jan 29, 1832St. Joseph and un-organizedMeans the door in French, which refers to the city of LaPorte46111,467598 sq mi
(1,549 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting LaPorte County.svg
LawrenceCounty 093 Bedford Jan 7, 1818OrangeCapt. James Lawrence, [12] hero of the War of 1812 4746,134449 sq mi
(1,163 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Lawrence County.svg
MadisonCounty 095 Anderson Jan 4, 1823Delaware New PurchaseU.S. President James Madison 48131,636452 sq mi
(1,171 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Madison County.svg
MarionCounty 097 Indianapolis Dec 31, 1821Delaware New PurchaseGen. Francis Marion, American Revolutionary War hero49, 93-99903,393396 sq mi
(1,026 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Marion County.svg
MarshallCounty 099 Plymouth Feb 7, 1835St. Joseph County U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall 5047,051444 sq mi
(1,150 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Marshall County.svg
MartinCounty 101 Shoals Jan 17, 1820Daviess and Dubois CountiesMajor John T. Martin, hero of the War of 1812 5110,334336 sq mi
(870 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Martin County.svg
MiamiCounty 103 Peru Jan 30, 1833Cass County and un-organized Miami Native American people5236,903374 sq mi
(969 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Miami County.svg
MonroeCounty 105 Bloomington Jan 14, 1818Orange CountyU.S. President James Monroe 53137,974395 sq mi
(1,023 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Monroe County.svg
MontgomeryCounty 107 Crawfordsville Dec 21, 1822Wabash New PurchaseGen. Richard Montgomery, hero of the American Revolutionary War 5438,124505 sq mi
(1,308 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Montgomery County.svg
MorganCounty 109 Martinsville Dec 31, 1822Delaware and Wabash New PurchaseGen. Daniel Morgan, hero of the American Revolutionary War 5568,894404 sq mi
(1,046 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Morgan County.svg
NewtonCounty 111 Kentland Dec 8, 1859 [16] Jasper CountySgt. John Newton, hero of the American Revolutionary War 5614,244402 sq mi
(1,041 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Newton County.svg
NobleCounty 113 Albion Feb 7, 1835un-organized U.S. Senator James Noble or Governor of Indiana Noah Noble, brothers5747,536411 sq mi
(1,064 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Noble County.svg
OhioCounty 115 Rising Sun Jan 4, 1844Dearborn CountyThe Ohio River forms its east boundary586,12886 sq mi
(223 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Ohio County.svg
OrangeCounty 117 Paoli Feb 1, 1816Gibson, Knox and Washington Orange County, North Carolina, in turn named for the Dutch Protestant House of Orange 5919,840398 sq mi
(1,031 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Orange County.svg
OwenCounty 119 Spencer Dec 21, 1818Daviess and Sullivan County Abraham Owen, [12] hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe 6021,575385 sq mi
(997 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Owen County.svg
ParkeCounty 121 Rockville Jan 9, 1821Vigo County Benjamin Parke, a delegate of Indiana Territory to the U.S. Congress [12] 6117,339445 sq mi
(1,153 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Parke County.svg
PerryCounty 123 Tell City Nov 1, 1814Gibson and Warrick CountiesCommodore Oliver Hazard Perry, hero of the War of 1812 6219,338382 sq mi
(989 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Perry County.svg
PikeCounty 125 Petersburg Dec 21, 1816Gibson and Perry County Zebulon M. Pike, explorer of the American West 6312,845334 sq mi
(865 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Pike County.svg
PorterCounty 127 Valparaiso Feb 7, 1835un-organizedCapt. David Porter, hero of the War of 1812 64164,343418 sq mi
(1,083 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Porter County.svg
PoseyCounty 129 Mount Vernon Nov 11, 1814 Gibson County Warrick County Thomas Posey, governor of Indiana Territory 6525,910410 sq mi
(1,062 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Posey County.svg
PulaskiCounty 131 Winamac Feb 7, 1835un-organized Kazimierz Pułaski, Polish-born noble who led the colonial cavalry in the American Revolutionary War 6613,402434 sq mi
(1,124 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Pulaski County.svg
PutnamCounty 133 Greencastle Dec 21, 1821 [17] Vigo, Owen countiesGen. Israel Putnam, hero of the American Revolutionary War 6736,019481 sq mi
(1,246 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Putnam County.svg
RandolphCounty 135 Winchester Jan 10, 1818Wayne County Randolph County, North Carolina, which is named for first President of the Continental Congress Peyton Randolph 6826,171452 sq mi
(1,171 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Randolph County.svg
RipleyCounty 137 Versailles Dec 27, 1816Dearborn and Jefferson CountyGen. Eleazer Wheelock Ripley, hero of the War of 1812 6928,818446 sq mi
(1,155 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Ripley County.svg
RushCounty 139 Rushville Dec 31, 1821Delaware New PurchaseDr. Benjamin Rush, signer the Declaration of Independence 7017,392408 sq mi
(1,057 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Rush County.svg
St. JosephCounty 141 South Bend Jan 29, 1830un-organized St. Joseph River, which flows through it toward Lake Michigan 71266,931458 sq mi
(1,186 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Saint Joseph County.svg
ScottCounty 143 Scottsburg Jan 12, 1820Clark, Jefferson, Jennings and Washington Counties Charles Scott, Governor of Kentucky 7224,181190 sq mi
(492 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Scott County.svg
ShelbyCounty 145 Shelbyville Dec 31, 1821Delaware New PurchaseGen. Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky7344,436411 sq mi
(1,064 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Shelby County.svg
SpencerCounty 147 Rockport Jan 10, 1818Perry and Warrick CountiesCapt. Spier Spencer, [12] hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe 7420,952397 sq mi
(1,028 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Spencer County.svg
StarkeCounty 149 Knox Feb 7, 1835St. Joseph County and un-organizedGen. John Stark, hero of the American Revolutionary War 7523,363309 sq mi
(800 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Starke County.svg
SteubenCounty 151 Angola Feb 7, 1837un-organized Baron Frederick von Steuben, Prussian-born noble who trained colonial soldiers during the American Revolutionary War 7634,185309 sq mi
(800 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Steuben County.svg
SullivanCounty 153 Sullivan Dec 30, 1816KnoxGeneral Daniel Sullivan, American Revolutionary War hero7721,745447 sq mi
(1,158 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Sullivan County.svg
SwitzerlandCounty 155 Vevay Oct 1, 1814Dearborn and Jefferson CountyThe home country of many of the early settlers, Switzerland 7810,613221 sq mi
(572 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Switzerland County.svg
TippecanoeCounty 157 Lafayette Jan 20, 1826Wabash New Purchase and un-organizedThe Tippecanoe River and the Battle of Tippecanoe 79172,780500 sq mi
(1,295 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Tippecanoe County.svg
TiptonCounty 159 Tipton Jan 15, 1844Adams New Purchase and un-organized John Tipton, [12] U.S. Senator 8015,936261 sq mi
(676 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Tipton County.svg
UnionCounty 161 Liberty Jan 5, 1821Parts of Fayette, Franklin and Wayne countiesNamed because it united sections of three adjacent counties into one new entity817,516161 sq mi
(417 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Union County.svg
VanderburghCounty 163 Evansville Jan 7, 1818 Gibson, Posey, and Warrick Counties Henry Vanderburgh, a judge for Indiana Territory 82179,703233 sq mi
(603 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Vanderburgh County.svg
VermillionCounty 165 Newport Jan 2, 1824Parke County and Wasbash New PurchaseThe Vermillion River 8316,212257 sq mi
(666 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Vermillion County.svg
VigoCounty 167 Terre Haute Jan 21, 1818Sullivan County Francis Vigo, Italian-born colonial spy during the American Revolutionary War 84107,818403 sq mi
(1,044 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Vigo County.svg
WabashCounty 169 Wabash Jan 30, 1833 [18] Adams New Purchase and un-organizedThe Wabash River 8532,888412 sq mi
(1,067 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Wabash County.svg
WarrenCounty 171 Williamsport Jan 19, 1827Wabash New Purchase and un-organizedDr. Joseph Warren, American Revolutionary War hero868,508365 sq mi
(945 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Warren County.svg
WarrickCounty 173 Boonville Apr 30, 1813 Gibson and Knox CountiesCapt. Jacob Warrick, [12] hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe 8759,689385 sq mi
(997 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Warrick County.svg
WashingtonCounty 175 Salem Dec 21, 1813Clark, Harrison and Knox CountiesU.S. President George Washington 8828,262514 sq mi
(1,331 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Washington County.svg
WayneCounty 177 Richmond Nov 27, 1810Clark, Dearborn and KnoxGen. "Mad" Anthony Wayne, hero of the American Revolutionary War 8968,917402 sq mi
(1,041 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Wayne County.svg
WellsCounty 179 Bluffton Feb 7, 1837Adams New PurchaseCapt. William A. Wells, Native American who became a hero in the War of 1812 9027,636368 sq mi
(953 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Wells County.svg
WhiteCounty 181 Monticello Feb 1, 1834Wabash New Purchase and un-organizedCapt. Isaac White, [12] hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe 9124,643505 sq mi
(1,308 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting White County.svg
WhitleyCounty 183 Columbia City Feb 7, 1835un-organizedCol. William Whitley, [12] hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe 9233,292336 sq mi
(870 km2)
Map of Indiana highlighting Whitley County.svg

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