Rolling Prairie, Indiana
Location of Rolling Prairie in LaPorte County, Indiana.
|Elevation||830 ft (250 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||442265|
The first cabin was built here in 1831 by Ezekiel Provolt. More settlers arrived, built cabins and named the settlement Nauvoo. On November 26, 1853, the village was platted by J. W. Walker and named Portland. The name of Rolling Prairie, descriptive of the undulating terrain, was later adopted by one of the railroad companies operating through the town.
Rolling Prairie is located at . Saugany Lake is located in Northeast Rolling Prairie. It is a man made lake managed by the Saugany Lake Conservation Club. The lake has a sand/gravel bottom with a surface area of 72 acres and a maximum depth of 66ft.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
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