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Crown Point, Indiana

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Welcome to Crown Point ...

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

A typical abbreviation for Crown Point: Crown Pt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Crown Point has a population of 29,176 people<1> (see below for details).

Crown Point was established in 1834.

The community of Crown Point is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<2>.

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<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Crown Point had a population of 27,317 people (which is 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 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 (which had a count of 19,806 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Crown Point had an population of 29,176 people. This is an increase of 6.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 47.31% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Crown Point ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Crown Point and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Calumet City (IL)   [Map]   36,732   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chicago Heights (IL)   [Map]   30,026   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lansing (IL)   [Map]   28,086   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
East Chicago   [Map]   28,418   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gary   [Map]   76,424   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hammond   [Map]   77,134   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Crown Point. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crown Point. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Crown Point.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Crown Point. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Crown Point.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crown Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Crown Point. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crown Point) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Crown Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crown Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crown Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4147, Longitude: -87.3447     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crown Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Crown Point.