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Howard County, Indiana

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  • Herbert Arnold McCoy (1914 - 2006)
    Herbert was born in Bluffton to Earl and Daisy (Bone) McCoy. He married Louise Brandon on December 25, 1943, she passed away January 16, 2004. He graduated in 1935 from Rock Creek High School. He was...
  • Corp. John M Simpson, (USA) (1839 - 1864)
    Civil War Soldier - Corp. John M Simpson, Company E, 13th Indiana Infantry (Union).. John M. Simpson enlisted 19 June 1861 at Kokomo, Indiana, in Co. E, 13th Indiana Infantry. He was born in Indiana...
  • Norman Hurd, (USA) (1820 - 1888)
    CO F 42 ILL INF
  • Melissa Wineland (1849 - 1916)
    Residence : 1870 - Thorncreek Township, Whitley, Indiana, United States* Residence : 1880 - Washington, Noble, Indiana, United States* Residence : 1900 - ED 54 Center Township Kokomo city Ward 2, Howar...
  • Pamela Kay Coffey,Shoemaker (1945 - 2010)
    Kay Shoemaker, 64, Kokomo, died at 7:35 p.m. Monday, January 18, 2010, in the emergency room at St. Joseph Hospital.She was born April 20, 1945 in Kokomo, the daughter of Morris E. and Betty J. (Riggs)...

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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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