Shorewood Forest, Indiana

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Shorewood Forest, Indiana
Census-designated place
Shorewood Forest is located in Indiana
Shorewood Forest
Shorewood Forest
Coordinates: 41°27′42″N 87°8′58″W / 41.46167°N 87.14944°W / 41.46167; -87.14944Coordinates: 41°27′42″N 87°8′58″W / 41.46167°N 87.14944°W / 41.46167; -87.14944
Country United States
State Indiana
Counties Porter
 • Total 2.2 sq mi (5.8 km2)
 • Land 1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation 725 ft (221 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,708
 • Density 1,426/sq mi (550.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 219
FIPS code 18-69642[1]
GNIS feature ID 2629889[2]

Shorewood Forest is a census-designated place (CDP) in Porter County, Indiana, United States, centered on Lake Louise, an artificial water body. The population of the CDP was 2,708 at the 2010 census.[3]


Shorewood Forest is located at 41°27′42″N 87°8′58″W / 41.46167°N 87.14944°W / 41.46167; -87.14944 (41.46183, -87.14956), 6 miles (10 km) west of Valparaiso, the county seat. U.S. Route 30, the Lincoln Highway, forms the northern boundary of the CDP.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.8 km2), of which 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2) is land and 0.35 square miles (0.9 km2), or 15.13%, is water,[3] consisting of the impoundment known as Lake Louise. The lake is located on a tributary of Salt Creek, which is part of the Little Calumet River watershed.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Shorewood Forest CDP, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 25, 2013. 

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