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Welcome to Crown Point ...

The city of Crown Point is located in Lake County<1> and is the County Seat for Lake County.

A typical abbreviation for Crown Point: Crown Pt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Crown Point has a population of 30,527 people<2> (see below for details).

Crown Point was established in 1834.

The community of Crown Point is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Crown Point lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Crown Point (for example, toward Walkerton), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Crown Point lies within the (219) area code.

The ZIP codes for Crown Point: 46307-46308<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Crown Point had an population of 30,527 people. This is an increase of 11.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 54.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Crown Point had a population of 27,317 people (or 5.51% of the total population of Lake County). This makes Crown Point the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Crown Point represents 0.42% of the total population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 27,317 people, the population of Crown Point increased 37.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 19,806 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Crown Point.

Communities Also Named Crown Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Crown Point - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon and Vermont.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Crown Point.

Communities near Crown Point ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Crown Point.

  • Hammond [Lake County]
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    • Hammond [Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Crown Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 75,342 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hammond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hammond<6>
  • Gary [Lake County]
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    • Gary [Lake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Crown Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 74,693 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gary<6>
  • Portage [Porter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage
    • Portage [Porter County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Crown Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,137 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<6>
  • Calumet City [Cook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calumet City
    • Calumet City [Cook County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Crown Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,514 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calumet City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calumet City<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Valparaiso [Porter County]
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      • Valparaiso [Porter County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Crown Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,944 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valparaiso
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valparaiso<6>
    • Chicago Heights [Cook County]
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      • Chicago Heights [Cook County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Crown Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,990 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicago Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chicago Heights<6>
    • Schererville [Lake County]
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      • Schererville [Lake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Crown Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,593 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schererville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schererville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schererville<6>
    • Hobart [Lake County]
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      • Hobart [Lake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Crown Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,913 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hobart<6>
    • East Chicago [Lake County]
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      • East Chicago [Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Crown Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,742 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Chicago have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Chicago
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Chicago<6>
    • Lansing [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansing
      • Lansing [Cook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Crown Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,059 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansing<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Crown Point. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Crown Point.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Crown Point. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Crown Point.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crown Point. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Crown Point.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crown Point ...

Looking for more information about Crown Point? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Crown Point, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Crown Point.

Adding Crown Point to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Crown Point in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Crown Point was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Crown Point on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1908.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Crown Point on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Crown Point

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Crown Point. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lake County: www.lakecountyin.org/

The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Lake, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Crown Point.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crown Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Crown Point). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Crown Point or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Crown Point includes: 46307 & 46308.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Crown Point) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Crown Point. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crown PointOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crown Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4149, Longitude: -87.3547    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

 

 

 

 

 


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