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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MiamiCounty is a county located in the state of Indiana. As of 2010, the
population was 36,903. Miami County was created
on March 1, 1834. The countyseat is Peru.
The county is named for Miami Native American people.