Whitley County, Indiana
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Whitley County, Indiana  

Blue Lake - Briggs - Churubusco - Columbia City -  Etna - Five Points - Larwill - South Whitley
Tunker - Union - Washington

County Seat: Columbia City

Year Organized: 1838
Square Miles: 337.91

This county was named in honor of Colonel William Whitley, of Lincoln county, Kentucky, one of the bravest and most hospitable pioneers of that State, who fell at the battle of the Thames. The south part of the county is level, the middle and north undulating. One ninth of the county is bottom land, one seventh openings; the remainder was originally timbered, interspersed with small, wet prairies. The soil of the county is generally a sandy loam, well adapted to agriculture. Columbia City, the county seat, is a flourishing town, with good schools. Its commercial interests are enhanced by good railroad facilities.

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