There are 92 counties in the U.S. UU. Each county serves as the local level of government within its borders. Many Indiana counties are named after the founding fathers of the United States and the personalities of the American Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and the Battle of Tippecanoe; the first leaders of the territory of Indiana and Indiana, as well as of surrounding states such as Michigan and Kentucky; in addition to tribes native American and geographical features.
According to the 2000 United States Census, the population of Indiana was 6,045,485, the average population of Indiana's 92 counties is 65,712, with Marion County the most populous (903.39) and Ohio County (5.62) the least populated. The average land area is 396 square miles (1,030 km). The largest county is Allen (657 m2). Me.
Under the Indiana Constitution, no county smaller than 400 square miles (1,000 km) can be created, nor can any county smaller than this one be further reduced in size. Alabama · Alaska · Arizona · Arkansas · California · Colorado · Connecticut · Delaware · District of Columbia · Florida · Georgia · Hawaii · Idaho · Illinois · Indiana · Iowa · Kansas · Kentucky · Louisiana · Maine · Maryland · Massachusetts · Michigan · Minnesota · Mississippi · Missouri · Montana · Nebraska · Nevada · New Hampshire · New Jersey · New Mexico · New York · North Carolina · North Dakota · Ohio · Oklahoma · Oregon · Pennsylvania · Rhode Island · South Carolina · South Dakota · Tennessee · Texas · Utah · Vermont · Virginia · Washington · West Virginia · Wisconsin · Wyoming. According to the 2000 United States Census, the population of Indiana was 6,045,485, the average population of Indiana's 92 counties is 65,712, with Marion County the most populous (860, 45) and Ohio County (5, 62) the least populated. The Vincennes District, Clark's Grant and an area known as The Gore in southeastern Indiana (resulting from the Treaty of Greenville 179) existed during the Northwest Territory.
This county is located in the central-western part of Indiana, approximately 22 miles east of the Illinois state border. Indiana's counties are 92 in total and each county serves as the level of local government within its borders. The following is an alphabetical list of Indiana's counties, their county seats, the date they were founded, and the origin of the county's name. It is the fourth most populous county in Indiana, with an estimated population of 338,011 and the second most populous county in central Indiana.
Indiana's largest county by area is Allen County, which covers 657 square miles, while the smallest county by area is Ohio County, which covers 86 square miles. The above list clearly shows Indiana's 92 counties, with the most populated being Marion County (with 964,582 inhabitants) and the least populated being Ohio County (with 5,875 inhabitants). Although Indiana was organized in the United States since the Northwest Ordinance in 1787, its lands were not always available for colonization. Lake County is part of northwestern Indiana and the Chicago metropolitan area, and contains a mix of urban, suburban and rural areas.
The oldest counties are generally located in the south, near the Ohio River, while the newer ones are in the north, in territory acquired later. Many of the last counties were formed after the acquisition and dissolution of the Miami Grand Reserve (which encompasses present-day Howard County and parts of the surrounding counties) between 1834 and 1840. In Indiana, the most common number associated with counties is the state's county code, which is a sequential number based on the alphabetical order of the county.