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Hobart, Indiana

Highlights: Ideal shopping
Friendly atmosphere
13 parks
Lake George 
Photo of Sign - Hobart, Indiana
Origin of Name:  Hobart's name is said to honor the founder George Earle's brother, Frederick Hobart Earle of England.
City Nickname: The Friendly City
City Site:  City of Hobart
Chamber of Commerce: Hobart Chamber
Some History:  

George Earle founded Hobart with his purchase of the land from the Potawatomi Indians and is credited with constructing a dam for Deep River, resulting in Lake George.  Also constructed by Earle was a grist mill, the city's first business.  Hobart began as a city of mostly German, Polish and Swedish residents.  

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County: Lake
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Frank and - Hobart Residents Web Site Take their virtual tour of Hobart.
Hobart Chamber of Commerce

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