Tracy, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Tracy is located in Indiana
Tracy is located in the US
Coordinates: 41°29′07″N 86°40′57″W / 41.48528°N 86.68250°W / 41.48528; -86.68250Coordinates: 41°29′07″N 86°40′57″W / 41.48528°N 86.68250°W / 41.48528; -86.68250
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Township Union
Elevation[1] 715 ft (218 m)
ZIP code 46532
FIPS code 18-76274[2]
GNIS feature ID 444845

Tracy is an unincorporated community in Union Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.


Tracy (formerly called Tracy Station) contained a post office from 1879 until 1912.[3] The community was named for a railroad employee.[4] The Tracy station was located on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.[5]


Tracy is located at 41°29′07″N 86°40′57″W / 41.48528°N 86.68250°W / 41.48528; -86.68250.


  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. ^ "LaPorte County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 326. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...named for the foreman of a railroad crew. 
  5. ^ Daniels, E. D. (1904). A twentieth century history and biographical record of La Porte County, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Co. p. 109.