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Lake County Is Up For Adoption!

Map of Lake County

Lake was established on January 28, 1837, it's county seat is Crown Point . It was named for its location on Lake Michigan.

This county is available for adoption. If you are interested in adopting the county or if you have data you would like to submit for this site, please contact me by clicking on the link "Contact Me" in the top menu above []. Becoming a county administrator is very rewarding.

There are many kinds of data you can submit, both large amounts and small. Any thing from a complete database to just a family group sheet of your own family. Bibles, bios, cemetery, church records census, land, military, newspaper snippets, obits, school materials, or vital records are welcome. There are many other types of records that I probably am missing right now, but all would be a much appreciated addition to this county.

Neighboring counties are: Cook County, Illinois, Porter County, Jasper County, Newton County, Kankakee County, Illinois and Will County, Illinois.

Cities, towns and unincorporated places: Belshaw, Brunswick, Cedar Lake, Crown Point, Dyer, East Chicago, Gary, Griffith, Hammond, Highland, Hobart, Klaasville, Lake Dalecarlia, Lakes of the Four Seasons, Lake Ridge, Lake Station, Leroy, Lowell, Merrillville, Munster, New Chicago, Palmer, Ross, Schererville, Schneider, Shelby, St. John, Winfield and Whiting.

Lake County Townships are: Calumet, Cedar Creek, Center, Eagle Creek, Hanover, Hobart, North, Ross, St. John, West Creek and Winfield.

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Calumet Park Cemetery - Saint Joseph Cemetery