Pinhook, LaPorte County, Indiana facts for kids

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Pinhook
Unincorporated community
Pinhook Methodist Church
Pinhook Methodist Church
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Township New Durham
Elevation 827 ft (252 m)
ZIP code 46350
FIPS code 18-60102
GNIS feature ID 450466

Pinhook is an unincorporated community in New Durham Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.

History

Pinhook was originally called New Durham, and under the latter name was platted in 1847. 'Pinhook' was at first a derisive nickname given by a neighboring rival town, but it was eventually adopted by the residents of Pinhook themselves.

Geography

Pinhook is located at 41°33′50″N 86°51′21″W / 41.56389°N 86.85583°W / 41.56389; -86.85583.


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