Friday, July 20, 2018
Note: The following message is from Mayor Jeremy Stutsman and Police Chief Jose' Miller: I was made aware of a social media post claiming the Department of Homeland Security would be present at the Elkhart County Fair and that 200 people were detained at the St. Joseph County Fair. Chief Jose’... more
Friday, July 20, 2018
This updated map shows the various roads through which visitors can access the Elkhart County 4-H Fair this year. Note that the new US 33 bridge is now open to traffic. Madison Street will remain closed during fair week to all traffic with the exception of the parade. more
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The Goshen Redevelopment Commission adopted on July 10, 2018 Resolution 42-2018, Declaratory Resolution to Amend the Economic Development Plan for the Consolidated River Race/US 33 Economic Development Area and Allocation Area. Resolution 42-2018 preliminarily adopted and incorporated into the Economic... more
Nestled in the heart of Elkhart County, Goshen, Indiana is home to over 30,000 residents. Settled in 1831, it is the county seat.
The City prides itself on community service with many active service clubs and nonprofit organizations giving back on a daily basis. There are 33 religious denominations with 64 local churches.
Goshen has one of the most vibrant downtown's in the State!
The revitalization of the downtown contributes to the City's overall appeal to residents, visitors, business, industry and entrepreneurs. In addition, Goshen’s business development philosophy is progressive and responsive with the City's Community Development Department focusing on the re-purposing of past industrial sites for future development. Goshen is an innovator in the use of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) directing tax dollars to neighborhoods needing assistance.
Seniors enjoy retiring in Goshen, home to Greencroft, which is the largest private senior care facility in Indiana. The 165-acre campus offers seniors a wide choice of housing options and activities.
With both public and private schools available, Goshen is among the top 10% of Indiana schools for National Merit Scholars. The City is home to the county's only four-year institution, Goshen College.
Goshen is home to IU Health Goshen Hospital and IU Health Center for Cancer Care. Each of these medical care providers have won multiple state and national awards for patient and employee satisfaction. In 2010, Dr. Douglas Schwartzendruber, Director of the Center for Cancer Care, was named one of Time magazines top 100 people for his research of a melanoma vaccine.
We are proud of our community...can you tell?