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The population of Cedar Lake is approximately 8,885 (1990), 11560 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,344 (1990), 4193 (2010).

The amount of land area in Cedar Lake is 17.377 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 3.445 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cedar Lake to Washington DC is 596 miles. The distance to the Indiana state capital is 130 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cedar Lake is positioned 41.37 degrees north of the equator and 87.43 degrees west of the prime meridian.

The city tree is the Maple.
The city bird is the eagle.
The Cedar Lake city color is Blue.

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Cedar Lake location: in extreme northwest Indiana, south of Chicago

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Cedar Lake history:

The area was first settled by the white man around 1830, mingling with the local Native Americans until the 1840s when they were forced out to the west. Beginning in the late 1800s, the lake began to becme a resort area. Many hotels were built and visitors came to enjoy the setting. The railroad also helped to bolster the tourism of the area with many people coming from as far as the Chicago area.

Cedar Lake, itself, is smaller than it was many years ago. Today, it averages about 8-9 feet in depth. It is about 2.1 miles long and a little under a mile wide.
The incorporation date of Cedar Lake: 1970 (town)

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