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The population of Crown Point is approximately 17,728 (1990), 27317 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,568 (1990), 10394 (2010).

The amount of land area in Crown Point is 20.435 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.016 sq kilometers.
The distance from Crown Point to Washington DC is 593 miles. The distance to the Indiana state capital is 131 miles. (as the crow flies)
Crown Point is positioned 41.42 degrees north of the equator and 87.35 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Crown Point location: in extreme northwest Indiana, south of Chicago.

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Crown Point history:

Known as the Hub City of Lake County, for being the county seat. It was also once, informally, known as the Marriage Mill of Northwest Indiana for being the first county seat over the state line from Chicago in the days when the state required no blood test for a license. celebrities jumping over the line to get hitched at the old Lake County Courthouse included Rudolph Valentino and Muhammad Ali. Also famous for the old jail from which John Dillinger made his escape with a fake gun made out of wood (said to be untrue by locals).
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Crown Point attractions:

Lake County Historical Museum
Courthouse Sq
Crown Point, IN 46307
Phone: 219-662-3975

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