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 Libraries

LaPorte County Library

Michigan City Public Library

Westville-New Durham Public Library

LaPorte County Historical Society Library

LaCrosse Public Library

Wanatah Public Library

Library LaCrosse Public Library
16 East Main Street
PO Box 300
LaCrosse, Indiana 46348-0300
219-754-2606

Hours
Monday 3:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
Tuesday 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Wednesday 9:00 A.M. to 8:30 P.M.
Thursday 3:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
Friday 9:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
Saturday 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
Closed Sunday

Library LaPorte County Public Library
904 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, Indiana 46350-3435
219-362-6156

Hours
Monday - Thursday 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Friday 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Saturday 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Closed Sunday

Library Michigan City Public Library
100 East Fourth Street
Michigan City, Indiana 46360
Circulation
Renew, Reserve & Fines
219-873-3042

Hours
Monday-Thursday 9:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Friday & Saturday 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Sunday (September-May) 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Library Wanatah Public Library
104 North Main Street
PO Box 299
Wanatah, Indiana 46390-0299
219-733-2763

Hours
Monday - Friday 11:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.
Saturday 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Closed Sunday

Library Westville-New Durham Township Public Library
153 Main Street
PO Box 789
Westville, Indiana 46391-0789
219-785-2015

Hours
Monday - Thursday 1:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Closed Friday
Saturday 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Closed Sunday

Library LaPorte County Historical Society, Inc. Research Library
2405 Indiana Avenue, Suite 1
La Porte, Indiana 46350
219-324-6767

Hours
Tuesday through Saturday 10:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
For admission fee information, visit:
www.laportecountyhistory.org
Email: info@laportecountyhistory.org