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Overview

Introduction to St. John, Indiana

Located in Lake county, St. John, Indiana, is 9 miles S of Hammond, Indiana (center to center) and 29 miles S of Chicago, Illinois.

St. John History

St. John is a town located in St. John Township in Lake county, Indiana. St. John Township is one of the eleven townships of Lake county, which was formed in 1837. The town was named in honor of John Hack, one of the early settlers to the area.

St. John and nearby Attractions

  • Lemon Lake county Park
  • Sauzer's Kiddieland
  • Hoosier Prairie State Nature Preserve
  • Palmira Golf & Country Club

Things To Do In St. John

Both Sauzer's Kiddieland and the Palmira Golf & Country Club are in the area. The city is home to a number of parks such as the Lemon Lake County Park, Deep River County Park, and Buckley Homestead County Park. Nearby is the Hoosier Prairie State Nature Preserve.

St. John Transportation

The closest airport to the city is the Chicago Midway International Airport.

St. John Higher Education

Higher education schools near the town include the Purdue University-Calumet Campus, Prairie State College, and Indiana University-Northwest Campus.

St John Almanac

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St John Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationPARK FOREST
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 29 F
Apr Temp39 to 58 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches
StationLOWELL
Distance13 miles
Jan Temp12 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip40 inches
StationINDIANA DUNES NAT LKSHR
Distance23.7 miles
Jan Temp15 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 57 F
Jul Temp64 to 82 F
Oct Temp44 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cedar Lake12,024$73,086
Crown Point28,952$82,883
Dyer16,077$93,622
Griffith16,468$72,530
Schererville28,778$89,820
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