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Porter is a town in Westchester Township, Porter County, Indiana, United States. The population was 4,858 at the 2010 census.
Porter is noted for its proximity to the Indiana Dunes State Park and for its railroad heritage. Porter was the southern terminus for the Chicago and West Michigan Railway.