Welcome to St. John, Indiana!

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.

Top Rated Indiana Schools

St. John, Indiana is home to many of Indiana's top rated public and private schools including Lake Central, Kolling, St. John the Evangelist, Crown Point Christian, and Illiana Christian. A great town to raise a family!

Beautiful Communities

No matter what corner you end up nearby, you will find some of the most eye catching communities in Northwest Indiana filled with homes of every style and look alongside bike paths, trees, and even small ponds.

Local Activities at Every Corner

Bike and walk paths, golf courses, local sport fields and complex, restaurants and stores for every need, and much more are found throughout St. John and lets people of any age keep busy during any day of the week.

Recent Posts

Road Closure

September 6, 2018

Starting on September 11th, 2018 the intersection of Parrish Av and Joliet St will be closed for the changing of the intersection into a roundabout. Detour signs will be posted.

St. John #2 Safest Community for 2018!

August 1, 2018

The National Council for Home Safety and Security has rated St. John the second safest community in Indiana for 2018. They rated St. John number 4 in 2017. Please click here for a list of all of the awards the…

CPR Classes

May 23, 2018

CPR Classes are offered by the St John Fire Department.

Electronics Recycling Program

May 23, 2018

The Town of St John has an Electronics Recycling Program – which accepts TVs, radios, and Christmas trees lights that don’t work! Open to Indiana residents only!

Animal Adoptions

May 23, 2018

Please help Animal Control find homes for these wonderful animals!

Hazardous Waste Dropoffs

May 23, 2018

Click Here for the schedule for the Lake County Solid Waste Household Hazardous Waste dropoff. This is for residents of Lake County only. It is NOT open to business, schools, churches, organizations or residents of another County

Public Documents

May 23, 2018

Public Documents like the new Comprehensive Plan and Traffic Studies are now located here.

HomeSnacks has ranked the Town of St. John as the #1 safest place in the state!

March 15, 2018

Population: 16,822 Violent Crimes Per 100k: 23 (5th safest) Property Crimes Per 100k: 737 (2nd safest) More on St. John: Photos | Real Estate | Data Taking the crown as the safest city in Indiana for 2018 is St. John — a classic example of everything that makes…

Upcoming Events

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  • Police Commission Meeting
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  • MS4 Training
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  • WESTON RIDGE PROPERTY OWNER'S ASSC.
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Safest Town in Indiana

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Safest Small Town in the United States

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Best City in Indiana for Young Families