St. John, Indiana is one of Northwest Indiana's most sought after places to live. Located less than one hour from Chicago, near Lake Michigan, surrounded by travel routes to get throughout all of Indiana and Illinois, low Indiana taxes, and beautiful communities at every corner are just a few of the great features offered from the town. The town has grown significantly since its start in 1837 and continues to get better as time goes on.


Founded in 1837, St. John, Indiana has been growing and developing into one of Northwest Indiana's finest places to live. Beautiful communities, attractions, and growing local and large businesses all over are just a few key features!


Whether you need to take a weekend to play some golf, spend some time reflecting at the Shrine of Christ's Passion half mile path, or simply take your dog (or cat!) on a walk throughout the bike/walk paths, St. John has it all and then some!


John and Johanna Hack, immigrants from Germany, the first known settlers of the town moved in around 1837. They were soon followed by many other families who helped grow the town, resources, and put in motion the steps to growing the community we have today.


Looking for a place to reflect, a group of people to surround yourself with, or a place for you or your family to get involved with local activities? St. John has a wide variety of churches for many different backgrounds.