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Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyLake
Government
 • MayorJoseph M. Stahura (D)
Area
 • Total3.23 sq mi (8.37 km2)
 • Land1.80 sq mi (4.66 km2)
 • Water1.43 sq mi (3.70 km2)  44.27%
Elevation
587 ft (179 m)
Population
 • Total4,997
 • Estimate 
(2011[3])
4,992
 • Density2,776.1/sq mi (1,071.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
46394
FIPS code18-84122[4]
GNIS feature ID0445988[5]
Websitehttp://whitingindiana.com/

Whiting is a city in the US state of Indiana. The city is in Lake County on the southern shore of Lake Michigan. It is a part of the Chicago Metropolitan District. There were 4,997 people living in Whiting according to the 2010 United States Census.

The city is home to the Whiting Refinery. This is the biggest oil refinery in the Midwest.

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