Hudson Lake, Indiana

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Hudson Lake, Indiana
Location in LaPorte County, Indiana
Location in LaPorte County, Indiana
Hudson Lake is located in Indiana
Hudson Lake
Hudson Lake
Location in LaPorte County, Indiana
Hudson Lake is located in the United States
Hudson Lake
Hudson Lake
Hudson Lake (the United States)
Coordinates: 41°42′50″N 86°32′10″W / 41.71389°N 86.53611°W / 41.71389; -86.53611Coordinates: 41°42′50″N 86°32′10″W / 41.71389°N 86.53611°W / 41.71389; -86.53611
CountryUnited States
 • Total2.68 sq mi (6.95 km2)
 • Land1.93 sq mi (4.99 km2)
 • Water0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
771 ft (235 m)
 • Total1,297
 • Density674/sq mi (260.1/km2)
ZIP code
FIPS code18-35104[1]
GNIS feature ID436576[2]

Hudson Lake is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Hudson Township, LaPorte County, Indiana, United States. The town sits on the dividing line between Central and Eastern time zones. It is the site of the Hudson Lake station stop of the South Shore Line. As of the 2010 census, the population of the CDP was 1,297.[3]

Hudson Lake was originally called "Lakeport", and under the latter name was settled by 1833.[4]


Hudson Lake is located in northeastern LaPorte County at 41°42′50″N 86°32′10″W / 41.71389°N 86.53611°W / 41.71389; -86.53611. The community surrounds a natural water body of the same name. While most of the residences are on the north and east sides of the lake, the census-designated place includes the neighborhood of Lake Park on the south side. The South Shore rail line runs along the southern side of the Hudson Lake water body, leading east 15 miles (24 km) to South Bend and west 18 miles (29 km) to Michigan City.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Hudson Lake CDP has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2), of which 1.9 square miles (5.0 km2) are land and 0.77 square miles (2.0 km2), or 28.27%, are water.[5]


Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[6]


  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Hudson Lake, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (DP-1), Hudson Lake CDP, Indiana". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved January 23, 2020.
  4. ^ Packard, Jasper (1876). History of La Porte County, Indiana, and Its Townships, Towns and Cities. S. E. Taylor, printers. p. 161.
  5. ^ "U.S. Gazetteer Files: 2019: Places: Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau Geography Division. Retrieved January 23, 2020.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.