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 Police Department page here                    Visit the Town Hall page here                    .                    Yard waste will begin the first Monday in April and continue through the first Monday in November. Please remember to use your 96 gallon cart only, provided to you by Borden Waste Away. If you need an extra cart for yard waste, you may contact Borden Waste Away at 1-800-386-3313 EX 501, for an additional cost of $36.00 per year billed to you from Borden Waste Away.                    The Town Hall will be closed Tuesday May 3rd for Election Day. We will resume regular business hours on Wednesday May 4th, 2016.                    Leaf Pick Up will begin Wednesday April 20 and go through May 01, 2016 weather permitting.                    

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.