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La Porte
La Porte County, Indiana

ZipCodes
46350

Motto
The Maple City



Page Contents for La Porte, Indiana

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of La Porte is approximately 21,507 1990, 22053 2010.
The approximate number of families is 9,135 1990, 8962 2010.
The amount of land area in La Porte is 29.209 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.847 sq kilometers.
The distance from La Porte to Washington DC is 564 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 130 miles. (as the crow flies)
La Porte is positioned 41.60 degrees north of the equator and 86.71 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in northwest Indiana
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History & History Related Items

Known as the Maple City, for its trees. La Porte is the County seat of La Porte French for The Door, compare with Door County, Wisconsin County. It was named for a break in the forest atop the Valparaiso Terminal Moraine, where the glacier that scoured the Lake Michigan basin stopped, and through which settlers passed westward into the Calumet River valley, the route from the south being blocked by the Grand Kankakee Marsh now drained.
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La Porte City Government

La Porte Mayor's Office
801 Michigan Ave
La Porte, IN 46350-3502
Phone: 219-362-8220

La Porte Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
229 Factory St
La Porte, IN 46350-2624
Phone: 219-362-3170


Chamber Of Commerce
414 Lincolnway
La Porte, IN 46350-3350
Phone: 219-362-3178

La Porte Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
229 Factory St
La Porte, IN 46350-2624
Phone: 219-362-3170


Chamber Of Commerce
414 Lincolnway
La Porte, IN 46350-3350
Phone: 219-362-3178

La Porte Libraries

La Porte County Public Library
904 Indiana Ave
La Porte, IN 46350-3435
Phone: 219-362-6156

La Porte Schools

La Porte County Supt-Schools
813 Lincolnway
La Porte, IN 46350-3436
Phone: 219-326-6808

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