St. John Indiana - Founded 1837

St. John Building

About St. John:

In 2016 the Town of St John is the fourth safest place to live in Indiana and first place in Lake County. In 2015 NerdWallet awarded the Town of St John 17th best city in Indiana for young families.
Click here for a list of awards that the Town of St John has won.

Located 24 miles southeast of Chicago, St. John is filled with quiet neighborhoods, quality schools and churches. St. John is a well planned community. An extensive bicycle and pedestrian trail winds through lovely subdivisions. Over 20 well equipped parks and an active Park program provides a myriad of activities for our residents. We have many local specialty shops and selected larger retail stores. So whether you have a growing family, are empty nesters or somewhere in between you'll find we are close enough to urban areas to make it a short drive there and yet far enough away to be a refuge of quiet simplicity.

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Here is the Traffic Impact Study for the Preserve Subdivision on White Oak Avenue

Here is an UPDATED DRAFT version of the Town's Thoroughfare Plan

Please help Animal Control find homes for these 3 wonderful dogs!

St John Animal Control is testing a new design. Please send feedback to:

Need help with your smartphone, e-reader, or tablet? Our group can help you out on February 16th at 6-7 PM. Click here for more information.

Town of St John - Electronics Recycling Program - including Christmas trees lights that don't work!

CPR Classes