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.
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. This is a list of Indiana counties and county seats in alphabetical order along with their population, areas and date of formation. Explore the Indiana County map, the list of all counties along with their county seats in alphabetical order and their population, areas and date of formation.
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.