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Portage, Indiana

Portage, Indiana
Full nameCity of Portage, Indiana
Official nameCity of Portage, Indiana
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
MayorOlga Velazquez (D)
Total Area27.4 sq mi (71 km2)
Land Area25.5 sq mi (66 km2)
Water Area2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
Elevation636 ft (193.9 m)
Total Population36828 (2010)
Density (pop.)508.0/km2 (1315.7/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
- Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code46368
Area code219
FIPS code18-61092 
GNIS feature ID0449815 

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Portage (c-eniconˈpɔrtɨdʒ) is a city in Portage Township, Porter County, Indiana, United States. The population was 36,828 as of the 2010 census. It is the largest city in Porter County, and third largest in Northwest Indiana.

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Saturday, March 17, 2007 Camelot Sportsplex 5201 US Highway 6 Portage, Indiana ***FIRST TIME IN PRO WRESTLING*** "The Samoan Submission Machine" SAMOA JOE vs "The Last of a Dying Breed" EDDIE KINGSTON
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A suspect is being held in the Indiana Porter County Jail in connection with the murder of 19-year-old Portage girl Amanda Bach whose body was found in a field yesterday. More information:
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Jeremy robert rosendaul age 18 of portage indiana passed away on thursday may 26 2011. he was born on october 24 1992 in valaparaiso to jeffrey cunningham and sherrie (rosendaul) eakins. jeremy was a lifelong area resident and a student at portage high school. he played football for lake station edison for 3 years. jeremy is survived by his mother and stepfather sherrie and joe eakins
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Eddie Kingston talks about his upcoming battle with Samoa Joe, coming up on March 17th in Portage, Indiana, at Fight Sports Midwest's inaugural event, Rockin' the Suburbs!
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PORTER COUNTY SPORTS BRIEFS: Valparaiso, Portage Turkey Trots Thursday - Tweet this news details, call -Portage- coach Tim Pirowski at (219) 484-1405. The Hoosier Baseball League of Northwest -Indiana- is looking for the upcoming 2011 season. ... - Date : Sat, 20 Nov 2010 04:12:37 GMT+00:00
Amy Hilzley-Pittman Named Director of Family House - Tweet this news is a lifelong Porter County resident and currently lives in -Portage-. “I'm very excited to be with Family House and look forward to serving the community ... - Date : Fri, 19 Nov 2010 21:53:30 GMT+00:00
Willowcreek crossing needs guard, board told - Gary Post Tribune Tweet this news
Gary Post Tribune---PORTAGE- -- A crossing guard is needed for Willowcreek Middle School on Willowcreek Road for the ... - Date : Thu, 18 Nov 2010 10:14:23 GMT+00:00
Enbridge: Region oil pipeline section safe - Gary Post Tribune Tweet this news
Gary Post Tribune--BY GITTE LAASBY, (219) 648-2183 GRIFFITH -- The Northwest -Indiana- part of the pipeline that leaked oil into the Kalamazoo River is sound, the pipeline ... - Date : Mon, 16 Aug 2010 09:06:53 GMT+00:00
Without state funding, readiness a challenge - Gary Post Tribune Tweet this news
Gary Post Tribune--Kristen Wring, an Aylesworth Elementary kindergarten teacher in -Portage-, can tell whether her students received a preschool education. ... - Date : Mon, 16 Aug 2010 09:07:02 GMT+00:00
Castillo takes the stand in Jada trial - Tweet this news couple, admitted drug users, are charged with murder in the June 2009 death of Jada, daughter of Castillo's cousin, Melissa Swiontek, of -Portage-. ... - Date : Thu, 12 Aug 2010 18:05:06 GMT+00:00
Marian football could make big mark in NIC this season - WNDU-TV Tweet this news
WNDU-TV--The Knights offense, however, still has some work to do before next Friday's opener at -Portage-. Marian had a number of fumbles and penalties when they had ... - Date : Sun, 15 Aug 2010 02:57:44 GMT+00:00
STEVE HANLON: All-Star week was one to remember - Tweet this news -Portage's- Nick Wellman (1996), Hammond's Jawann Turner (2003) and Munster's Wally Cirafesi (2004). REGION SNUB?: Only four Northwest -Indiana- coaches ... - Date : Fri, 16 Jul 2010 04:48:55 GMT+00:00
Sold-out Valpo Triathlon will have fastest field ever - Tweet this news is a 2007 -Portage- graduate and senior-to-be at -Indiana- University in Bloomington. He was a swimmer in high school and has competed in the Little 500 ... - Date : Fri, 16 Jul 2010 03:00:46 GMT+00:00
Guilty plea in death of NW Indiana toddler - Tweet this news 21, 2010 (PORTAGE, Ind.) (WLS) -- One of the two people charged in connection with the death of -Portage-, -Indiana-, toddler Jada Justice entered a guilty ... - Date : Mon, 21 Jun 2010 22:22:24 GMT+00:00

List of Parks :
Park Size Features
Imagination Glen Park 256 Acres Softball complex, Soccer complex, BMX trails, Walking paths, Playground, Fishing, Picnic areas, Access to Prairie Duneland Trail
Woodland Park 64 Acres Skatepark, Playground areas, Banquet halls, Softball field, Baseball field
Lakefront & Riverwalk 57 Acres Boardwalk, Pier, Beach area, Pavilion with cafe, restrooms, and an educational classroom
Countryside Park 33 Acres Playground, Historical Museum, Sledding hill, Fishing, Hiking trails
Deer Trail Park 16 Acres Hiking trails, Fishing
Olson Memorial Park 14 Acres Playground, Sledding hill, Shelter with restrooms, Access to Prairie Duneland Trail
Wolfe Park 10 Acres Softball field, Picnic areas, Shelters
Frank Gilbert Jr. Memorial Park 5 Acres Gazebo and plaza, Walking paths, Memorial to firefighters and police officers
Perry Park 4 Acres Picnic areas, Playground
Community Acres Park 1 Acre Basketball court, Playground, Picnic Shelter
Harbor Oaks Park 1 Acre N/A
Founder's Square Park 1 Acre N/A

Public Schools :
Elementary Schools Middle Schools Senior High School
Aylesworth Fegely Portage High School
Central Willowcreek
South Haven

Municipalities and communities of Porter County, Indiana

County seat: Valparaiso
Cities and townsBeverly Shores * Burns Harbor * Chesterton * Dune Acres * Hebron * Kouts * Ogden Dunes * Portage * Porter * Town of Pines * Valparaiso
TownshipsBoone * Center * Jackson * Liberty * Morgan * Pine * Pleasant * Portage * Porter * Union * Washington * Westchester
Aylesworth * Babcock * Beatrice * Beverly Hill * Blackhawk Beach * Boone Grove * Brummitt Acres * Burdick * Burlington Beach * Clanricarde * Coburg * Coolwood Acres * Crestview * Crocker * Edgewater * Five Points Corner * Furnessville * Garyton * Graham Woods * Haglund * Hillcrest * Hurlburt * Lake Eliza * Lakes of the Four Seasons � * Lake View * Lincoln Hills * Long Lake Island * Malden * Marian Manor * Northwood Park * Porter Crossroads * Roble Woods * Sedley * South Haven * Suman * Sylvan Manor * Tratebas Mill * Tremont * Wake Robin Fields * Westhill * Wheeler * Woodville
Footnotes�This populated place also has portions in an adjacent county or counties

Chicago metropolitan area

Central cityChicago, Illinois
Largest cities
(over 30,000 in 2000)
Aurora, Illinois * Berwyn, Illinois * Calumet City, Illinois * Chicago Heights, Illinois * Crystal Lake, Illinois * DeKalb, Illinois * Des Plaines, Illinois * East Chicago, Indiana * Elgin, Illinois * Elmhurst, Illinois * Evanston, Illinois * Gary, Indiana * Hammond, Indiana * Harvey, Illinois * Highland Park, Illinois * Joliet, Illinois * Kenosha, Wisconsin * Naperville, Illinois * North Chicago, Illinois * Park Ridge, Illinois * Portage, Indiana * St. Charles, Illinois * Waukegan, Illinois * Wheaton, Illinois
Largest towns and villages
(over 30,000 in 2000)
Addison, Illinois * Arlington Heights, Illinois * Bartlett, Illinois * Bolingbrook, Illinois * Buffalo Grove, Illinois * Carol Stream, Illinois * Carpentersville, Illinois * Cicero, Illinois * Downers Grove, Illinois * Elk Grove Village, Illinois * Glendale Heights, Illinois * Glenview, Cook County, Illinois * Hanover Park, Illinois * Hoffman Estates, Illinois * Lombard, Illinois * Merrillville, Indiana * Mount Prospect, Illinois * Mundelein, Illinois * Niles, Illinois * Northbrook, Illinois * Oak Lawn, Illinois * Oak Park, Illinois * Orland Park, Illinois * Palatine, Illinois * Schaumburg, Illinois * Skokie, Illinois * Streamwood, Illinois * Tinley Park, Illinois * Wheeling, Illinois * Woodridge, Illinois
CountiesCook County, Illinois * DeKalb County, Illinois * DuPage County, Illinois * Grundy County, Illinois * Jasper County, Indiana * Kane County, Illinois * Kendall County, Illinois * Kenosha County, Wisconsin * Lake County, Illinois * Lake County, Indiana * McHenry County, Illinois * Newton County, Indiana * Porter County, Indiana * Will County, Illinois
RegionsGreat Lakes * Northern Illinois * Northern Indiana
Sub-regionsChicago Southland * Eastern Ridges and Lowlands * Fox Valley (Illinois) * Golden Corridor * Illinois Technology and Research Corridor * North Shore (Chicago) * Northwest Indiana

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