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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