Fun Facts

LaPorte is named from a French term meaning "The Door."

The largest city in LaPorte County is Michigan City, with a population of 32,335 (Census in 2003).

LaPorte County Statistics

LaPorte County Location

41.599216 N, -86.779259 W

LaPorte County Barn

Fishing in LaPorte County

LaPorte County Hours & Directions

Circuit Courthouse Circuit Courthouse
813 Lincolnway, LaPorte, 46350
Phone: 219-326-6808

Circuit Courthouse Superior Courthouse
300 Washington St.
Michigan City, 46360 Phone: (219) 874-5611

Circuit Courthouse County Complex
809 State St. LaPorte, 46350
Phone: (219) 326-6808

For departments in the County Complex you may call toll free from your local area: Michigan City 219-874-5611, Walkerton 219-586-7676, Hudson Lake 219-654-3441, Wanatah 219-733-2984.

Operating Hours

Most County Offices are open from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday; however, some departments provide extended or 24 hours services to county residents. For specific operating hours, contact that department.


County Complex and Circuit Courthouse in LaPorte
County Complex

Superior Courthouse in Michigan City
Superior Courthouse

County Offices at 8th and Wabash in Michigan City
8th Street Offices