Where "Quality of Life" is No Accident
The economic, civic and cultural sophistication of Carroll County is not happenstance. Continuous, grassroots processes develop and engage strategies for continued economic growth and global competitiveness. These public/private partnerships all commit to attain sustainability in Carroll County’s economy and environment. This community meets opportunity and challenge head-on, in open discussion and debate; where business leaders share a strong voice in the civic dialogue at the local, regional and state levels.
The Carroll County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) leads community engagement and day-to-day implementation on strategies to expand and diversify the local economy. Long-term strategies seek to capitalize on unique assets in Carroll County, including our ever changing population, design thinking and sustainability systems.
We invite you to come enjoy Carroll County. Nestled in the picturesque Wabash Valley, Carroll County is a bounty of history and activity. Whether you're joining us for a visit or are meeting us as a new neighbor, you'll find Carroll County to be a community of diversity and opportunity in a setting of natural beauty and Midwestern rural charm. This is truly an exciting time to be in Carroll County; many positive developments are taking place, garnering us regional, statewide and national attention.
Carroll County is a vibrant and growing county located in Central Indiana, USA. We are uniquely situated between two large urban cities, Indianapolis, Indiana (1 ½ hours south) and Chicago, Indiana (2 hours north) with the Hoosier Heartland Highway running through the middle part of our county. Carroll County enjoys the amenities of Lafayette, Indiana but maintains a real sense of local community. We also benefit from a local airport, easy access to Ivy Tech Community College and Purdue University.
Tourism, Culture, Recreation, and More!
Carroll County offers a great quality of life for its residents and the businesses operating there. It sits among rich and fertile farmland accentuated by streams and river valleys. Small, family oriented communities with a strong work ethic form the backbone of the county. A variety of historic homes enhance the culture, beauty, and history of the area. The low cost of living and reasonably priced housing makes Carroll County an attractive location to live and work. A multitude of recreational opportunities abound, including boating, fishing, swimming, canoeing, water skiing, horseback riding, and hiking.
For information about the who, what, when, and where of Carroll County please visit the Carroll County Portal website.