Chesterton is a town located in northwestern Indiana, in Porter county, 14 miles (22.5 km) east of Gary, just south of Lake Michigan. The town manufactures metal products, die castings, and dresses. Government is by a town board. Population: 10,488.
Points of Interest
INDIANA DUNES STATE PARK, 1600 N. SR 25E, is a spacious park that offers swimming, hiking trails, camping and a nature center. Mon.Sat. 7 a.m.-11 p.m., Apr.-Sept.; 8 a.m.-lO p.m., rest of year. Admission $2-$5. Phone (219) 926-1952.