Indiana - Area Code 219

Where is Area Code 219?

Area code (219) is in the state of Indiana

East Chicago is an area of Lake County, Illinois, United States which is in the east part of Chicago Illinois. The city has a population of about 30,000 and it has a metropolitan area population of over fifty thousand people. It is the center for the industrial district of the city of Hammond, in addition to being a major employment center for many residents of Gary.


East Chicago was once known as the "Red Light District" because of the red light district in Gary, which is on the outskirts of Gary. As the two areas merged, the East Chicago population has grown. The East Chicago area has its own schools, hospitals, shopping center, downtown businesses and some homes. East Chicago was the location for the Gary train station, where the Gary branch of the train station used to operate until it closed in 1993.

According to the census of 2020, the population of East Chicago was 30,639 at the census count. It is the fifth largest city of Hammond County with the second largest being Gary. The Hammond County seat is Gary. The downtown of East Chicago includes Markham Square Park, the Gary City Mall, Gary Community College, the Gary Memorial Hospital and Hammond Central Park.

The Hammond County government houses the county courthouse in Gary, as well as the public records database of the County Clerk's Office. The Hammond County Board of Supervisors, the Hammond City Council, the Municipal Court of Gary, the Gary City Clerk, the City Clerk's Office, and the Hammond City Public Library all houses their respective offices in Gary. The City Hall is in Gary and the Hammond City Hall is in Markham.

Most of the residents of Gary and East Chicago live in large department stores and other business centers that employ a lot of employees. There are also many apartments and condominiums available for rent. Many families, as well as single people, live here. The majority of the population is employed by several businesses that have a lot of jobs. Some of the large businesses include AT&T, which were founded in Gary, and Ford, which were founded in Hammond. Gary.

There are a number of recreational opportunities in Gary as well as in the Hammond area. Hammond has one of the largest municipal parks in the state. In addition to being the largest park in the state, it also has a swimming pool and tennis center. The Park also features a golf course and tennis courts. The Hammond Community School District is another popular place for children and adults to play games. There are a number of golf courses in the area, and there are several amusement parks.

Cities in Areacode 219

  • East Chicago
  • Gary
  • Hammond
  • Highland
  • Hobart
  • LaPorte
  • Merrillville
  • Michigan City
  • Munster
  • Portage
  • Schererville
  • Valparaiso

Phone Prefixes in the 219 Areacode

2XX Areacode