Pinhook, LaPorte County, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Pinhook Methodist Church
Pinhook is located in Indiana
Coordinates: 41°33′50″N 86°51′21″W / 41.56389°N 86.85583°W / 41.56389; -86.85583Coordinates: 41°33′50″N 86°51′21″W / 41.56389°N 86.85583°W / 41.56389; -86.85583
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Township New Durham
Elevation[1] 827 ft (252 m)
ZIP code 46350
FIPS code 18-60102[2]
GNIS feature ID 450466

Pinhook is an unincorporated community in New Durham Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.


Pinhook was originally called New Durham, and under the latter name was platted in 1847. 'Pinhook' was at first a derisive nickname given by a neighboring rival town, but it was eventually adopted by the residents of Pinhook themselves.[3]


Pinhook is located at 41°33′50″N 86°51′21″W / 41.56389°N 86.85583°W / 41.56389; -86.85583.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Daniels, E. D. (1904). A twentieth century history and biographical record of La Porte County, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Co. p. 86.