Photo: Barker House, ca. 1903, 444 Barker Street, Michigan City, IN. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. Photographed by User:Chris Light (own work), 2010, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed November, 2013.
The La Porte County Courthouse is located at 813 Lincolnway, La Porte, IN 46350; phone: 219-874-5611.
La Porte County business offices are located at 809 State Street, La Porte, IN 46350; phone: 219-326-6808.
La Porte County is located in northwest Indiana at the southern tip of Lake Michigan and is located approximately 70 miles east of Chicago, Illinois, allowing for access to the greater Chicago metropolitan job base, and 136 miles north of Indianapolis, Indiana.
The county was established in 1832.