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Huntington County is a county located in the state of Indiana. According to Census 2010, the
population was 37,124. Huntington County was
created on December 2, 1834. The county
and lone city is Huntington. The county is named for
Samuel Huntington, signer the Declaration of Independence.
Huntington County comprises the Huntington, IN Micropolitan Statistical Area and is included in the Fort Wayne-Huntington-Auburn Combined Statistical Area
The county is named for Samuel Huntington, signer of the Declaration of Independence.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Huntington County was organized effective December 2, 1834 and Captain Elias Murray, then a member of the Legislature, proposed the name. Huntington is the County Seat.
Huntington County is divided into 12 Civil Townships as follows: Clear Creek, Dallas, Huntington, Jackson, Jefferson, Lancaster, Polk, Rock Creek, Salamonie, Union, Warren and Wayne.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 388 square miles (1,005 km2), of which 383 square miles (991 km2) is land and 5 square miles (14 km2) (1.38%) is water.
Huntington county is located in northeast Indiana. Salamonie Lake, Matter Park, and Paradise Spring Park are located in this county.
Bordering counties are as follows: