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Welcome to Hobart ...

The city of Hobart is located in Lake County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hobart has a population of 27,980 people<2> (see below for details).

Hobart was established in 1931.

The community of Hobart is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Hobart: (219)

The ZIP code for Hobart: 46342<4>

Websites for Hobart ...

Official Website: www.city.hobart.in.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hobart had an population of 27,980 people. This is a decrease of 3.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hobart had a population of 29,059 people (which is 5.86% of the total population of Lake County). This makes Hobart the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Hobart represents 0.45% of the total population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 34th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 29,059 people, the population of Hobart increased 14.57% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 25,363 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hobart.

Communities Also Named Hobart ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Hobart - they are located in Arkansas, California, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Hobart ...

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

  • Hammond [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hammond
    • Hammond [Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Hobart
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gary
    • Gary [Lake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Hobart
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 74,693 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gary<6>
  • Calumet City [Cook County]
  • Valparaiso [Porter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valparaiso
    • Valparaiso [Porter County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Hobart
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,944 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valparaiso
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valparaiso<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crown Point [Lake County]
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      • Crown Point [Lake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Hobart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,906 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crown Point<6>
    • Chicago Heights [Cook County]
    • Schererville [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schererville
      • Schererville [Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Hobart
      • 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>
    • East Chicago [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Chicago
      • East Chicago [Lake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Hobart
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Hobart
      • 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>
    • Munster [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munster
      • Munster [Lake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Hobart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Munster have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munster<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 Hobart. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hobart.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hobart. 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 Hobart.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hobart. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hobart.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hobart ...

Looking for more information about Hobart? 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 Hobart, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hobart.

Adding Hobart to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hobart 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 Hobart was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Mentions & References for Hobart

Find a Community located in Indiana

About Lake County

About Indiana

The official website for Hobart: www.city.hobart.in.us/

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 Hobart.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hobart - 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 Hobart). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hobart or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Hobart) 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 Hobart. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HobartOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hobart. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5320, Longitude: -87.2549    
<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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