Summit, LaPorte County, Indiana

Summit is an unincorporated community in LaPorte County, Indiana, in the United States.[1]

Summit
Unincorporated community
Summit
Summit, Indiana
Coordinates: 41.6430971°N 86.7975256°W / 41.6430971; -86.7975256
CountryUnited States of America
StateIndiana
CountyLaPorte
Elevation
906 ft (276 m)

Summit was named for its lofty elevation.[2]

The community lies about 4 miles (6.4 km) northwest of LaPorte and about 8 miles (13 km) southeast of Michigan City. Summit is at the intersection of West Johnson Road and county highways W 250 N and N 500 W. It is about 1 mile (1.6 km) northwest of the Indiana Toll Road (Interstate 90).

References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Summit, LaPorte County, Indiana
  2. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 316. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...probably the highest place in northern Indiana, and therefore given its present name.


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