Ross, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Ross is located in Indiana
Ross is located in the US
Coordinates: 41°31′36″N 87°22′29″W / 41.52667°N 87.37472°W / 41.52667; -87.37472Coordinates: 41°31′36″N 87°22′29″W / 41.52667°N 87.37472°W / 41.52667; -87.37472
Country United States
State Indiana
County Lake
Township Calumet
Elevation[1] 640 ft (200 m)
ZIP code 46408
FIPS code 18-66085[2]
GNIS feature ID 442314

Ross is an unincorporated community in Calumet Township, Lake County, Indiana.


Ross was named for William Ross, a pioneer settler.[3] A post office was established at Ross in 1857, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1914.[4]


Ross is located at 41°31′36″N 87°22′29″W / 41.52667°N 87.37472°W / 41.52667; -87.37472.


  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. ^ Howat, William Frederick (1915). A Standard History of Lake County, Indiana, and the Calumet Region, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 131. 
  4. ^ "Lake County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 December 2014.