Indiana County government consists of two agencies, the county council and the commissioners. 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. The most populous county in Indiana is Marion County, with 860,454 inhabitants. The smallest county in terms of area and least population is Ohio County.
There are approximately more than 600 cities in the state. Among them, the most prominent are Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Evansville and South Bend and many more. The richest city in the state of Indiana is Zionsville. Hendricks County is the third largest county in the Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Hendricks County is currently the second fastest growing county in Indiana and ranked 85th in the nation. They are the executive branch that has an elected governor and lieutenant governor, the legislative branch that has the General Assembly, and the judiciary in which the Indiana Supreme Court forms part together with the Court of Appeals and other courts. These municipalities became part of the new Zionsville County subdivision registry, except for the part of Eagle Township that was not part of Zionsville, which was assigned to the Whitestown County Subdivision Registry. This is a list of Indiana counties and county seats in alphabetical order along with their population, areas and date of formation.
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. STATS Indiana is the statistical data company of the state of Indiana, developed and maintained since 1985 by the Indiana Business Research Center of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. 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. In 1950, Indiana established county codes for license plates, which were designated with 2 letters followed by up to 4 numbers.
After the county number there was a single letter (which normally represented the BMV branch within the county) and possible 9,999 license plates per county number and branch letter. Although Indiana was organized in the United States since the Northwest Ordinance in 1787, its lands were not always available for colonization. In recent years, average temperatures in Danville have ranged from a low of 18°F (−8°C) in January to a high of 86°F (30°C) in July, although an all-time low of −27°F (−33°C) was recorded in January 1994 and an all-time high of 106°F (41°C) in July 1936.It is named after the governor of Indiana, William Hendricks, who was serving at the time the county was formed. Support is or has been provided by the State of Indiana and the Lilly Foundation, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and Indiana University.
The Township of Mount Pleasant, in Delaware County, became inactive as a result of its consolidation into the city of Yorktown.