Cities & Towns in Lake County, IN

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

City of Gary, The most populous city in Lake County, Indiana.


Hammond, The most populous city in Lake County, Indiana.


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.

All Lake County Cities (Aphebetical)

List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Lake County.

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City Name Title Population
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

County Cities on Map (24)

Indiana Counties (92)

Marion County (966,183) Lake County (487,536) Allen County (382,187) Hamilton County (344,238) Saint Joseph County (271,484) Elkhart County (206,161) Tippecanoe County (196,115) Vanderburgh County (182,447) Hendricks County (173,251) Porter County (170,980) Johnson County (160,607) Monroe County (148,219) Madison County (129,681) Clark County (119,266) Delaware County (113,454) LaPorte County (109,663) Vigo County (106,608) Bartholomew County (84,447) Howard County (82,732) Hancock County (79,553) Kosciusko County (78,988) Floyd County (78,936) Morgan County (70,707) Boone County (69,347) Wayne County (65,778) Grant County (65,225) Warrick County (63,269) Dearborn County (49,824) Henry County (48,033) Noble County (47,832) Marshall County (46,108) Lawrence County (45,496) Shelby County (44,871) Jackson County (44,222) DeKalb County (43,670) Dubois County (42,542) Harrison County (40,682) LaGrange County (40,119) Montgomery County (38,365) Putnam County (37,469) Cass County (37,388) Knox County (36,522) Huntington County (36,395) Adams County (35,839) Miami County (35,328) Steuben County (34,831) Whitley County (34,378) Gibson County (33,825) Daviess County (33,505) Jasper County (33,440) Clinton County (32,206) Greene County (32,203) Jefferson County (32,110) Wabash County (30,784) Ripley County (28,448) Washington County (28,213) Wells County (28,142) Jennings County (27,515) Decatur County (26,584) Clay County (26,246) Posey County (25,275) Randolph County (24,191) White County (24,165) Scott County (23,788) Starke County (23,049) Fayette County (22,892) Franklin County (22,761) Owen County (20,833) Sullivan County (20,578) Jay County (20,416) Carroll County (20,228) Spencer County (20,225) Fulton County (20,018) Orange County (19,651) Perry County (19,154) Parke County (16,871) Rush County (16,649) Fountain County (16,511) Vermillion County (15,329) Tipton County (15,227) Brown County (15,112) Newton County (13,907) Pulaski County (12,388) Pike County (12,378) Blackford County (11,782) Switzerland County (10,724) Crawford County (10,629) Martin County (10,079) Benton County (8,741) Warren County (8,194) Union County (7,119) Ohio County (5,892)