About This Place
East Chicago is a city in Lake County, Indiana. The population was 29,698 at the 2010 census.
East Chicago is located at 41°38′20″N 87°27′44″W / 41.63889°N 87.46222°W / 41.63889; -87.46222 (41.638885, -87.462140).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.6 square miles (40.5 km²), of which, 12.0 square miles (31.0 km²) of it is land and 3.7 square miles (9.5 km²) of it (23.35%) is water.