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Howard County, Indiana

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  • Candace Johnson (1847 - 1927)
    Mrs Candace Johnson, age eighty, widow of the late Jonathan Johnson, died here at five o'clock Tuesday morning from a complication of diseases. Prior to her marriage twenty-five years ago, she taught s...
  • Earl Ellison McCoy (1884 - 1964)
  • Daisy Laury McCoy (1892 - 1962)
  • John Stephen Sepp (1855 - 1935)
  • John Emery Yoder (1882 - 1954)
    Gospel Herald - Volume XLVII , Number 26 - June 29, 1954 ­ page 621, 622, 623 Yoder, John Emery, son of Noah and Terace (Stutzman) Yoder, was born in Howard Co., Ind., May 10, 1882; passed away at this...

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This county was organized in 1844 and was first known as Richardville County. Its first name honored Jean Baptiste Richardville, a chief of the Miami. Richardville's name was Pe-che-wa, which translates to “Wildcat".

In 1846, the name was changed to Howard County, in honor of Gen. Tilghman Howard, U.S. Representative from Indiana, who died in 1844.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns, Townships & Other Communities

  • Alto
  • Cassville
  • Center
  • Clay
  • Ervin
  • Greentown
  • Harrison
  • Hemlock
  • Honey Creek
  • Howard
  • Indian Heights
  • Jackson
  • Kokomo (County Seat)
  • Liberty
  • Monroe
  • New London
  • Oakford
  • Phlox
  • Russiaville
  • Taylor
  • Union
  • West Middleton

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