Indiana is divided into ninety-two counties. The oldest and newest Counties in Indiana are Knox County
(created 1790) and Newton County (created 1857).Many Indiana counties are named for the US 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.
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CassCounty is a county located in the state of Indiana. As of 2010, its
population was 38,966. Cass County was created
on April 13, 1829. The countyseat is Logansport.
The county is named for General Lewis Cass, Governor of
Michigan Territory and United States Secretary of State.
County comprises the Logansport, NY Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Etymology - Origin of Cass County Name
The county is named for General Lewis Cass, Governor of Michigan
Territory and United States Secretary of State, and President Andrew
Jacksons Secretary of War.