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BRUSH TRAILER PROGRAM

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The brush trailer program this year will begin Monday, April 13 and will run through October 23. The trailer can be reserved for the removal of large amounts of brush.  If a homeowner is trimming his own bushes or trees, they can schedule a trailer to be dropped off to put their brush in. This... more

TESTING SITES AND THE CARES ACT

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The following is a message by the Elkhart County Health Department. Haga click aqui para ver el comunicado de prensa en español. Incident Command has been asked to share where testing sites are and if the person being tested would be charged for the test being processed. It is still required... more

CITY OFFICES CLOSED FRIDAY, APRIL 10

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

City offices will be closed Friday, April 10 after 1 p.m. If you need to speak with a City staff person, please call Friday before 1 p.m. or Monday, April 13. As a reminder, City buildings remain closed to the public and some staff may not be working due to measures taken by the City to help... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, April 13, 2020, 2:00pm

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 3:00pm

CANCELED–Community Relations Commission

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 7:00pm

About

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?