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Howard County Indiana Historical Maps

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Howard County was originally formed from parts of Carroll, Cass and Miami Counties as shown in the map below.

1839 map of area

On June 13, 1844, Richardville County was created. Note the "7 Mile Strip" to the west. This was a Miami Indian Reservation and not available for homesteading at this time. In 1845 the 7 Mile Strip was added to Richardville County, which was renamed Howard County in 1846.

1844 map of area

In 1859, Howard County gained part of the north-west corner of Clinton County - shown below in grey. This section became part of Honey Creek Township, in the survey township of Township 22 North, Range 2 East.

1859 map of area

Monument at Crown Point Cemetery
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