top of page

About  Brook, Indiana

Brook is a small town rich with opportunity, history, and warm greetings. Brook is a few miles North of the Iroquois River and 70 miles south of Chicago and 50 miles North of Lafayette and Purdue University. The area consists of great fishing, hunting, and recreational activities. Welcome, home. We’re glad to see you!

Events & Attractions

Our region attracts more than 50 million tourists annually. See why people visit, on our destinations page. And keep an eye on our events page for everything from community meetings to community fun!

Goodland Indiana-18.jpg
Go Anywhere from Here

Lafayette, IN

Chicago, IL

Indianapolis, IN 

Fort Wayne, IN 

Milwaukee, WI 

Louisville, KY 

St Louis, MO 

Columbus, OH 

Detroit, MI 

Cleveland, OH 

48 miles

89 miles

91 miles

135 miles

177 miles

225 miles

267 miles

281 miles

303 miles

339 miles

Healthcare And Medicine. Doctor using a digital tablet.jpg

Nearest Hospitals:

Franciscan Health Rensselaer

Rensselaer, Indiana (16 Mi.)

Franciscan Health Crown Point

Crown Point, Indiana (40 Mi.)

Franciscan Health Lafayette E.

Lafayette, Indiana (50 Mi.)

Check out the rest of our health directory with the button below

Gas Burner
Local Utilities

Gas & Electric

NIPSCO or Newton Co. REMC


Verizon or AT&T (Cell)

Century Link (Telecom)

Fiber in 2023 by Vertical Horizon


Dish Network

Direct TV

Water / Trash / Recycle

Town of Brook:

  • Water and Trash set up through Town Hall

  • Community Recycle Bin Located by Water Tower


The Town of Brook is a part of Newton County, located in Northwest Indiana: a thriving, bustling region located on the South Shore of Lake Michigan and within close proximity to Chicago. The region attracts more than 50 million tourists a year to its world-class amenities. Manufacturing remains strong, with everything from gummy bears to jet engine parts being made, providing jobs to many of Northwest Indiana’s residents.

Newton County Economic Development Commission

Connect with our county's economic development commission. There is no better time to take advantage of the great opportunities for new and existing businesses in Newton County!

Newton County Business Center-17.jpg
Newton County Business Center (Co-Work Space)

Newton County Business Center is located in nearby downtown Morocco. Check out this beautifully renovated private office and co-working spaces at affordable rates!

Area Business & Organization Directory

We couldn't be more proud of our homegrown, Brook businesses and organizations! We also include organizations outside of our immediate town because together, we are stronger!

Open Sign
Local Jobs Board COMING SOON

Sponsored by the Newton County Economic Development Commission: Newton County organizations will have free access to list job openings, and share them here, and across our county!

Sign text closeup for help wanted with red and white colors by entrance to store shop busi
Teenage Students Raising Hands

PreK - 12

Area Preschools:

ABC Preschool

At Brook United Methodist Church

124 E Main Street


123 Preschool

At Brook First Christian Church 

105 W Broadway Street, Brook, IN


Goodland Head Start

At Goodland Community Center

110 Benton Street  Goodland, IN 


South Newton Preschool

At South Newton Elementary 

13232 S 50 E  Kentland, IN

South Newton
School Corporation
South Newton ES

Grades Pre-K-5

13188 South 50 East, Kentland, IN

South Newton MS

Grades 6-8

13100 South 50 East Kentland, IN 

South Newton HS

Grades 9-12

13102 South 50 East, Kentland, IN

Colleges & Universities

There are great opportunities for higher education/adult learning near Brook, Indiana.
"Big10" Purdue University (Northwest and West Lafayette Campuses), Indiana University Northwest, and Ivy Tech Lafayette are all only between 53-63 minutes away!

Using the button below, check out a map of other area colleges and universities.

Graduation Caps
bottom of page