Town of Trail Creek Indiana
Town of Trail Creek
211 Rainbow Trail
Trail Creek, IN, 46360
(219) 872-2422
Fax: (219) 878-1235
 
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Welcome to the Town of Trail Creek...                    Download the latest version of the Town Ordinances here...                    .                                                                                                                        Visit the Town Hall page here.....                    Visit the Police Department page here                    Due to inclement weather today Wednesday November 23rd, 2016 leaf pickup will be extended to Monday November 28th, 2016. This will be the last day and the last sweep through town in all districts they will not be back until spring.                    The Town Hall will be closed on Monday December 26th, 2016 in observation of the Christmas Holiday and Monday January 2nd, 2017 in observation of the New Year. From our family to yours, may you all have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.                    Garbage and Recycle will run on our regular pick up days (Friday) for the remainder of the year 2016 the holiday's will NOT effect pick up....                    

Town of Trail Creek Indiana

You will find a brief history of our community on this page. In addition, for our residents and visitors, there is a "General Information" button on this Home page which will provide you information about our Town along with other selections that will help keep you informed of our activities.

About Trail Creek

Often referred to as "Tree Lined Trail Creek", the town covers a wooded area of approximately 1.25 square miles with 900 homes and a population of 2,452. The town lies within portions of Michigan and Coolspring Townships.

The dividing line for these two townships is the center line of Coolspring Avenue, with Michigan Township to the North and Coolspring Township to the South. Day to day business is administered by a five person Town Council and a Clerk Treasurer who are all elected for terms of four years. In addition, the Town Council is responsible for appointing qualified residents to positions on auxiliary commissions and boards.

Town budgetary functions are paid through revenues derived from local property taxes, county and state shared taxes, shared riverboat proceeds from the City of Michigan City and some additional user fees. The town is a supporting member of various govenrmental and civic organizations, including the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT), Northwest Indiana Council of Towns and Small Cities (TASC), South Shore Clean Cities and Access La Porte County.