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Kosciusko County is a county located in the state of Indiana. Census 2010 recorded the population at 77,358. The county was created in 1836. The county seat is Warsaw. The county is named after the Polish general Thaddeus Kosciusko who served in the American Revolutionary War and then returned to Poland.
The county is named for Revolutionary War General Thaddeus Kosciusko.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Kosciusko County was organized June 1, 1837. Warsaw, the County Seat, was named in honor of the capital of General Kosciusko's native land. By 1849 it contained good county buildings, two commodious churches and had a population of 400.
Kosciusko County is divided into 17 Civil Townships as follows: Clay, Etna, Franklin, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Monroe, Plain, Prairie, Scott, Seward, Tippecanoe, Turkey Creek, Van Buren, Washington and Wayne
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 554 square miles (1,436 km2), of which 538 square miles (1,392 km2) is land and 17 square miles (44 km2) (3.04%) is water.
Kosciusko county is located in north Indiana. Wildwood Nature Preserve consists on 240 acres of woods, prairie, farmland and wetlands a few miles east of Silver Lake, is located in this county.
Bordering counties are as follows:
Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation
Triton School Corporation
Warsaw Community Schools
Wawasee Community School Corporation
Whitko Community School Corporation