Webster Lake

North Webster, IN
Lake Facts

Overview Information

Lake Size

653 Acres

Max Depth

52 Feet

Average Depth

12.5 Feet

Watershed Size

31459 Acres


From Backwaters (Tippecanoe River)


Tippecanoe River to the west


Public; 1 mile E. of N. Webster on Backwater Rd., access to Webster Lake via culvert from the Backwaters


Boat, Ski, Fish, Swimming at public beach in North Webster Town Park on Himes St.

Lake Bottom

Clay, Marl, Muck, Sand

Best Fishing

Crappie, Muskellunge

Lakefront/ Channelfront Total Gross Assessed Value

Webster & Backwater – $131,362,100

Data and research

Webster Lake


12-Digit Watershed Map

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

See the boundaries of Webster Lake’s watershed.

Watershed map

Aerial Map

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

See Webster Lake’s bathymetric map.

Aerial Map

Original Research from the Lilly Center

2021 Beneath the Surface

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

Beneath the Surface will equip you with information that will give your family, organization or agency the ability to care for Webster Lake. In 2021, we were especially amazed by the variety of microorganisms found in our water samples from the lake!

Aerial Map

2015 Beneath the Surface

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

This is the original Beneath the Surface report, published in 2015. Learn about your lake’s health and compare it to other lakes in the county.

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Comparative Water Quality Study

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

In 2007, the Lilly Center published this baseline study which compares 30 lakes throughout Kosciusko County.

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2013 Lake Economic Impact Study: Property Value Report

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

When combined with additional property taxes generated due to lake presence, the total economic impact of Kosciusko County lakes is more than $313,383,000 annually.

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2014 Blue-Green Algae Study Final Report & Appendix

Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams

This paper synthesizes three years of blue-green algae research (2010-13) conducted by the Lilly Center. We have continued to study the algae and its toxin in-depth.

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    Need more lake research?

    Additional studies and fact sheets are just one click away. Learn about boating, zebra mussels, blue-green algae and more!