Michigan City

Michigan City, city (1990 pop. 33,822), La Porte co., NW Ind., on Lake Michigan inc. 1836. Michigan City produces machinery, consumer articles, kitchen and transportation equipment, concrete and wire products, chemicals, apparel, and cast iron boilers. A state prison is located there. Nearby is Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (see National Parks and Monuments (table)).

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