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Welcome to Hammond ...
When the people of Hammond refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hammondite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hammond has a population of 75,638 people<3> (see below for details).
Hammond was established in 1884.
The community of Hammond is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Hammond lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Hammond (for example, toward New Carlisle), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Hammond is within the boundaries of the (219) area code.
The ZIP codes for Hammond: 46320, 46323-46325, 46327<5>
Websites for Hammond ...
Official Website: www.ci.hammond.in.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hammond had an population of 75,638 people. This is a decrease of 6.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.92% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hammond had a population of 80,830 people (which is 16.3% of the total population of Lake County). This makes Hammond the county's most populous community.
The population of Hammond represents 1.25% of the total population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 80,830 people, the population of Hammond decreased 2.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 83,048 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hammond.
Communities Also Named Hammond ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Hammond - they are located in California (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (4), Texas (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hammond.
Communities near Hammond ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hammond.
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 Hammond. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hammond.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hammond. 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 Hammond.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hammond. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hammond.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hammond ...
Looking for more information about Hammond? 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 Hammond, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hammond.
Adding Hammond to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Hammond 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 Hammond was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Hammond on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1908.
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hammond on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Hammond: www.ci.hammond.in.us/
The official website for Lake County: www.lakecountyin.org/
The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov
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This page was last modified: 17 Aug 2022