Lake County, Indiana

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Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. In 2000, its population was 484,564, making it Indiana's second-most populous county. The county seat is Crown Point.[1] This county is part of Northwest Indiana and the Chicago metropolitan area.

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History

Lake County was formed in 1837. From 1832 to 1836 the area that was to become Lake County was part of La Porte County.[2] From 1836 to 1837 it was part of Porter County.[2] It was named for its location on Lake Michigan.[3]

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