Shorewood Forest, Indiana

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Shorewood Forest, Indiana
Census-designated place
Location of Shorewood Forest in Porter County, Indiana.
Location of Shorewood Forest in Porter County, Indiana.
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
Township Union
Area
 • 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[1] 722 ft (220 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)
ZIP code 46385
Area code(s) 219
FIPS code 18-69642[2]
GNIS feature ID 2629889
Website www.shorewoodforest.com

Shorewood Forest is a census-designated place (CDP) in Union Township, Porter County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3] The community centers on Lake Louise, an artificial water body. The population of the CDP was 2,708 at the 2010 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

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,[4] 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.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

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