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A city in the Cook county of Illinois, USA Calumet City was founded in 1892 and is spread over an area of 7.3 square miles. It has a population of 30,071 as per the 2000 US Census estimates.
Initially referred to as West Hammond, it was in 1924 that the name was officially changed to Calumet City and nicknamed the Wild Cal or Cal City which sparks off the memories of West Hammond during Prohibition in 1919 where bootleggers found the law turning a blind eye towards them ran a gamut of illegal activities like gambling and prostitution. A number of nightclubs flourished along the State ... More Street and was called “The Strip”. The lawmakers finally cracked down the illegal activities in the original Sin city.
The city also maintains parks and other recreation centers like golf course, fitness facilities and a stretch of forest preserves for its residents.

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Neighbouring cities Calumet City

Hammond
 Hammond
Distance: 4.3 km
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City: Hammond
Lansing
 Lansing
Distance: 5.8 km
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City: Lansing
Whiting
 Whiting
Distance: 7.7 km
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City: Whiting
Gary
 Gary
Distance: 15.4 km
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City: Gary

Suggested things to do and to see

Calumet City Historical Societ...
 760 Wentworth Ave Calumet City, IL
Distance: 0.3 km
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City: Calumet City
Whiting-Robertsdale Historical...
 1610 119th St, Whiting, IN
Distance: 7.8 km
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City: Whiting

Tips on where to stay

Smugglers Cove
 14000 South Croissant Drive
Distance: 4.7 km
City: Chicago
D'S Jerk Hut
 2304 East State Street
Distance: 4.7 km
City: Chicago
Burnham Liquors & Pantry
 2526 East State Street
Distance: 4.7 km
City: Chicago
Club 505 Inc
 13505 South Brainard Avenue
Distance: 4.7 km
City: Chicago

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