Eastern Standard Time Change FAQs
Most of Indiana is in the Eastern time zone, except 12 counties* in northwest and southwest Indiana that have remained or changed to the Central time zone. Indiana now observes Daylight-saving time. Daylight saving time begins at 2am, the second Sunday in March, when clocks are advanced one hr., & ends at 2am, the first Sunday in November when clocks return to normal time.
*Counties in Central time zone -
Northwest Indiana: Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter, and Starke
Southwest Indiana: Gibson, Perry, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick
Indiana Code 1-1-8.31 Questions: Legislative Service: 317-232-9856
There was legislation approved by the Senate and sent to the house for the Sunshine Protection Act of 2021, however it died at the house and was not voted on. Therefore the Indiana Time Zone remains the same.
Map (State of Indiana Time Zone Map- 12 HOUR FORMAT)