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Porter County Is Up For Adoption!

Map of Porter County

Porter was established on February 7, 1835, it's county seat is Valparaiso. It was named for Capt. David Porter.

This county is available for adoption. If you are interested in adopting the county or if you have data you would like to submit for this site, please contact me by clicking on the link "Contact Me" in the top menu above []. Becoming a county administrator is very rewarding.

There are many kinds of data you can submit, both large amounts and small. Any thing from a complete database to just a family group sheet of your own family. Bibles, bios, cemetery, church records census, land, military, newspaper snippets, obits, school materials, or vital records are welcome. There are many other types of records that I probably am missing right now, but all would be a much appreciated addition to this county.

Neighboring counties are: LaPorte County, Starke County, Jasper County, Lake County, Cook County, Illinois and Berrien County, Michigan.

Cities, towns and unincorporated places: Beverly Shores, Burns Harbor, Chesterton, Dune Acres, Hebron, Kouts, Ogden Dunes, Pines, Portage, Porter and Valparaiso.

Porter County Townships are: Boone, Center, Jackson, Liberty, Morgan, Pine, Pleasant, Portage, Porter, Union, Washington and Westchester.

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