Lake County, County in Indiana, United States. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 487,536 inhabitants. The county was created 186 years ago in 1837. Its county seat is Crown Point.
There are 24 city/town in Lake County, IN. The largest city of Lake County is City of Gary with a population of 80,294. Other cities include, Hammond population 75,342, Gary population 74,693, Merrillville population 34,916, Crown Point population 30,906
City of Gary, The most populous city in Lake County, Indiana.
Bordering Lake Michigan in Northwest Indiana, Lake County contains a mix of urban, suburban, and rural communities that showcase the region's natural beauty and industrial heritage.
The city of Hammond serves as the county seat and a major industrial hub, especially for the steel industry. Bordering Chicago, East Chicago offers convenient access to the Windy City along with maritime recreation on Lake Michigan. Smaller towns like Whiting and Highland retain their quaint, inviting downtowns.
Nature lovers will enjoy the wooded trails around the dunes and wetlands in the Indiana Dunes National Park. The city of Gary may be best known as the childhood home of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5, though efforts are underway to revitalize the city.
Lake County also contains bedroom communities like Munster, Crown Point, and Schererville that provide a suburban atmosphere with quality schools and parks. Beyond its cities, fruit orchards, wineries, and farm stands dot the rural landscape.
From Urban industry to natural wonder, Lake County offers a diverse collection of cities that showcase Northwest Indiana's unique identity. Both longtime residents and visitors will find something to enjoy among the varying communities.
List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Lake County.
|Cedar Lake||Town in Lake County, Indiana, United States||13,588|
|City of Gary||The most populous city in Lake County, Indiana.||80,294|
|Crown Point||City in Indiana, USA||30,906|
|Dyer||Town in Indiana||15,955|
|East Chicago||City in Lake County, Indiana, United States||27,742|
|Gary||The most populous city in Lake County, Indiana.||74,693|
|Gibson||County in Indiana, United States||1,183|
|Griffith||Town in Calumet and St.||16,032|
|Hammond||The most populous city in Lake County, Indiana.||75,342|
|Highland||Town in Lake County, Indiana, United States||22,283|
|Hobart||City in Lake County, Indiana, United States of America||27,913|
|Lake Dalecarlia||Census-designated place in Lake County, Indiana||1,355|
|Lake Station||City in Indiana, United States||11,850|
|Lowell||Town in Lake County, Indiana, United States||9,450|
|Merrillville||Town in Ross Township, Lake County, Indiana||34,916|
|Munster||Town in the U.||22,483|
|New Chicago||Town in Lake County, Indiana, U.||1,937|
|Pine||Human settlement in Warren County, Indiana, United States of America||323|
|Ross||Unincorporated community in Lake County, Indiana||1,540|
|Schererville||Town in northwest Indiana, USA||28,593|
|Schneider||Town in Indiana, United States||260|
|Shelby||Census-designated place in Indiana, United States||2,737|
|Whiting||City in Lake County, Indiana, United States||4,814|
|Winfield||Town of the United States||5,486|