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North Liberty
Saint Joseph County, Indiana


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Statistics & Facts

The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of North Liberty is approximately 1,366 (1990), 1896 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 552 (1990), 714 (2010).
The amount of land area in North Liberty is 1.614 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from North Liberty to Washington DC is 547 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 122 miles. (as the crow flies)
North Liberty is positioned 41.53 degrees north of the equator and 86.43 degrees west of the prime meridian.

North Liberty Historical Events

2003, February 13
Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony on 13 September 2003
The Indiana Historical Bureau will dedicate a historical marker at the Porter Rea Cemetery on Saturday, September 13, 2003, at 10:00 a.m. The dedication ceremony is open to the public. Gate admission will be charged at the State Park entrance. The cemetery is located within the boundaries of Potato Creek State Park east of North on St. Road 4. The cemetery is one of the earliest grave yards in St. Joseph County dating to 1841. African Americans from the Huggart Settlement/Olive Branch Church area are buried in the cemetery which is not segregated. Approximately 600 people are buried in the pioneer cemetery which includes a number of Victorian influences such as carriage paths, cedar trees, a pitcher pump, and family plots enclosed by cement or stone boundaries. Common names from the area include Shupert, Geyer, Newcomer, Houser, Knepp, Huggart, Bass, Manuel, Sousley, Rexstraw, Simpson, Smith, Morrow, Howell, Wharton, Workman, Stieme, Cook, Fryar, Kane, Mangus, Heim, Young, Porter, Rea, Long, Gard, Rupel, Sheneman, Schrader, and Hall. Porter Rea remains an active cemetery and is maintained by Porter Cemetery Association.

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