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Porter County, Indiana


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Statistics & Facts

The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of Portage is approximately 33,496 (2000), 36828 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 12,746 (2000), 13992 (2010).
The amount of land area in Portage is 53.942 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Portage is 26.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.466 sq kilometers.
The distance from Portage to Washington DC is 587 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 137 miles. (as the crow flies)
Portage is positioned 41.58 degrees north of the equator and 87.18 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The Portage median home price is $ 62,000 (1999).
The average winter temperature is 20.1 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 72.9 degrees F.


in the general Gary area not far from the shore of Lake Michigan in northwestern Indiana. It is about 40 miles southeast of Chicago, Illinois.

Here is a location page for Portage.
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History & History Related Items

Portage was incorporated as a town in 1959 and as a city in 1968.
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Portage City Government

Portage City Offices
6070 Central Ave
Portage, Indiana

Portage Mayors Office
6070 Central Ave
Portage, IN 46368-3501
Phone: 219-762-5425

US Post Office
2701 Willowcreek Rd
Portage, IN46368-3515
Phone: 219-762-6571

Portage Chamber

Greater Portage Chamber Of Commerce
2642 Eleanor St
Portage, IN 46368-3634
Phone: 219-762-3300
Fax: 219-763-2450

Portage Organizations

Greater Portage Chamber Of Commerce
2642 Eleanor St
Portage, IN 46368-3634
Phone: 219-762-3300
Fax: 219-763-2450

Portage Libraries

Portage Public Library
2665 Irving St
Portage, IN 46368-3504
Phone: 219-763-1508

Portage Schools

Portage Township Schools
Administration Center
6240 U.S. Highway 6
Portage, IN 46368
Phone: 219-762-6511

Here is a schools page for Portage. Portage


The population of Portage was:
1990 - 29,060
2000 - 33,496

The Number of Households in Portage was:
1990 - 10,864
2000 - 12,746

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