Northwest Indiana Communities

Northwest Indiana Communities

Whether you're looking for a bedroom community bungalow with proximity to Chicago, a cottage on the shores of a resort lake, a farmhouse with acreage, a new construction suburban single-family residence, or a low maintenance condominium or patio home the communities of Northwest Indiana have exactly what you're looking for.  Please click on each community name below to go to that community's corresponding information page.

Cedar Lake, Indiana Real EstateCedar Lake  

The 794 acre lake at the center of the community from which the town of Cedar Lake hails its name is an outdoor recreational destination for residents and visitors alike.  With over 6000 feet of accessible shoreline, picnic tables, gazebos, and 18 acres of open space Cedar Lake is a wonderful place to raise a family, rest and recharge, and enjoy the great Indiana outdoors.

Chesterton, Indiana Real EstateChesterton

In 1834 the town of Coffee Creek took its name from a local creek running through what was at the time downtown. Although Chesterton finally adopted its current name in 1870, the region and the Indiana Dunes have always been synonymous. Today there’s more to Chesterton than just its 15 miles of breathtaking, sandy, Lake Michigan beaches...

Crown Point, Indiana Real EstateCrown Point

Considered to be the “hub of Lake County,” Crown Point is located just 40 miles southeast of Chicago’s Loop making up just one of the Loop’s 77 official community areas. This historic town of 27,000 residents is famous for housing the courthouse from which bank robber John Dillinger escaped. It has a vibrant downtown scene coupled with the feel of suburban living and close proximity to one of America’s largest urban areas...

DeMotte, Indiana Real EstateDeMotte

 A wonderful place to raise a family, DeMotte is known for its historic downtown, wide open spaces, and the neighboring blueberry and dairy farms. Come to DeMotte where friends are considered family...

 

Dyer, Indiana Real EstateDyer

A settler by the name of Aaron Norton Hart, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania played a key role in directing the construction of the roadway and drainage infrastructure in Dyer back in the 1860’s and 70’s, subsequently opening the area up to agriculture and other commercial use in the surrounding predominantly marshy region. Understandably the town adopted its name from something as near and dear to Hart’s heart as the town itself...

Griffith, Indiana Real EstateGriffith

“The town that came to the tracks,” known today as Griffith, once boasted in the Guinness Book of World Records as being the town having the most baseball diamonds and for having the location where the most railroad tracks met at one point. It had been the railroads passing through town, heading to and from Chicago that kept the town alive for many years, lending stability to Griffith through the panic of 1893, and the Great Depression...

Hammond, Indiana Real EstateHammond

In 1847, at the south end of Lake Michigan, German immigrants settled the region between the Little Calumet and Grand Rivers. It wasn’t until a certain butcher by the name of George H. Hammond brought his meat packing business to the area that the region adopted its permanent name and incorporated in 1884...

 

Hebron, Indiana Real EstateHebron

Native Americans preceded the first settlers to arrive in Boone Township in 1836. Over the course of history the area’s Bethlehem Church of Associate Reform Presbyterians eventually changed their name from Bethlehem to Hebron, and when the first Post Office came to the region the name Hebron finally stuck, with the official status of “Town” being granted in 1890...

Highland, Indiana Real EstateHighland

The Highlands, from which the town name originates, was originally a sand ridge standing out above the rest of the region’s marshy and mostly submerged landscape back in 1848. At that time settlers from Ohio began developing the area, turning it into a farming community, and eventually the Chicago and Atlantic railroad came through town bringing with it more agriculture and manufacturing opportunities...

Hobart, Indiana Real EstateHobart

Once the home of the Pottawatomie Indians, Hobart has become a hub for business, family, and recreation with more than a little something for everyone, all within 38 miles of Chicago. The historic downtown is a quaint, quiet community with small restaurants and specialty stores. At the lakefront you’ll find summertime concerts, duck races, and endless additional activities. In Hobart you will discover great retail shopping, numerous community parks for enjoying nature and the outdoors, and fabulous schools and community services thought to be among the best in Northwest Indiana...

Lowell, Indiana Real EstateLowell

Originally isolated at the center of miles and miles of farmland, Lowell began to prosper like many Midwest towns, when the railroad came through. The Louisville, New Albany, and Chicago Railroad connected the small farming community with the rest of the country in 1880 sparking industries like the sawmill and brick making, utilizing the natural resources of water power and the clay rich soil of the region...

Merrillville, Indiana Real EstateMerrillville

On any given day the town swells with employees and shoppers alike, coming into Merrillville and supporting the area’s robust retail climate. Easy access to Chicago and easily accessed by all of Northwest Indiana with I-65 splitting it right down the middle, Merrillville over the years has become “Indiana’s Crossroads.” Today the town endures as a crossroads in quite another manner, boasting of a community melding and coming together by the great diversity of its residents, housing, economic opportunity, and culture...

Munster, Indiana Real EstateMunster

In 1870 one of the town’s residents originally from the Netherlands opened a General Store, offering groceries, hardware, dry goods, and the first post office services in the area. The resident-turned-shopkeep’s name was Jacob Munster, who up until ten years earlier had still employed the less Anglicized, more traditional spelling of the family name, Monster...

Schererville, Indiana Real EstateSchererville

Years past, in a region where Indian trails intersected and eventually became wagon trails for settlers travelling west, Nicholas Scherer of Germany settled into the region in 1866 near the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Today the trails are made of concrete and asphalt with names like US Highways 41 and 30, and Interstates 80 and 94. Yet the characteristics that made Schererville of the 19th century a success continue to fuel today’s achievements...

St. John, Indiana Real EstateSt. John

Nestled in Northwest Indiana and just 20 miles from Lake Michigan, the town of St. John, Indiana offers quiet, country living with big city amenities just a short drive away. Just 24 miles from Chicago, the town of St John was rated 48th in the top 100 places to live by CNN/Money Magazine in 2009...

Valparaiso 

                  

Located near Lake Michigan and just an hour’s drive from Chicago, Valparaiso is the county seat of Porter County, Indiana. This vibrant suburban town supports a thriving arts scene, historic downtown, and plenty of parks and family events. The latest U.S. Census Data puts Valparaiso’s population a little over 31,000 residents but the population increases significantly in the summer when thousands of people come to Valparaiso for the annual Popcorn Festival...

Winfield

Welcome to Winfield and the Lake of the Four Seasons!  Winfield is a bustling Indiana community only 35 minutes away from the Indiana/Illinois border, with the distinct advantage of its immediate proximity to nearby Crown Point.  

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Crown Point IN 46307
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