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Crocker is an unincorporated community in Porter County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Crocker was founded in 1892, when railroad service was extended to that point. The community was most likely named for a railroad engineer. A post office was established at Crocker in 1893, and remained in operation until 1905. In 1912, Crocker had about 200 inhabitants.

Coordinates: 41°35′17″N 87°07′20″W / 41.58806°N 87.12222°W / 41.58806; -87.12222

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