Steuben County, Indiana

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Steuben County is a county located in the northeast corner of the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2000, the population was 33,214. The county seat is Angola[1]. The longest straightline distance that can be traveled in Indiana is between Steuben County and Posey County.

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History

From the 1876 Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Indiana:[2]

Steuben County was officially created in 1837 from LaGrange County, and named for Baron Frederick von Steuben, an officer of the Revolutionary War.[4]

Government

The county government is a constitutional body, and is granted specific powers by the Constitution of Indiana, and by the Indiana Code.

County Council: The county council is the legislative branch of the county government and controls all the spending and revenue collection in the county. Representatives are elected from county districts. The council members serve four year terms. They are responsible for setting salaries, the annual budget, and special spending. The council also has limited authority to impose local taxes, in the form of an income and property tax that is subject to state level approval, excise taxes, and service taxes.[5][6]

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