Fish Lake, Indiana

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Fish Lake
census-designated place
Fish Lake is located in Indiana
Fish Lake
Fish Lake
Coordinates: 41°34′00″N 86°33′07″W / 41.56667°N 86.55194°W / 41.56667; -86.55194Coordinates: 41°34′00″N 86°33′07″W / 41.56667°N 86.55194°W / 41.56667; -86.55194
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Township Lincoln
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
ZIP code 46574
FIPS code 18-23386[1]
GNIS feature ID 434513[2]

Fish Lake is an unincorporated census-designated place in Lincoln Township, LaPorte County, Indiana, located where Indiana Route 4 passes between Upper Fish Lake and Lower Fish Lake. These lakes feed the Kankakee River.

Geography[edit]

Fish Lake is located at 41°34′00″N 86°33′07″W / 41.56667°N 86.55194°W / 41.56667; -86.55194.

History[edit]

Fish Lake is said to have had its start when Al Capone was still running Chicago. His men chose this as one of their hideout locations. Since then, it has evolved into a small locals town. Although, there still is a heavy Chicago tourist presence, most of whom own summer homes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Fish Lake, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.