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Final Leaf Pickup of 2023

Sunday, December 10, 2023

The Goshen Street Department will make one last round of leaf collecting beginning Monday, December 11. Residents who miss this round can still take their leaves to the Environmental Center. Located at 20100 CR 19, the center accepts brush and leaves, loose or in bags, at no charge to Goshen... more

Goshen continues annual Mirth Tree ornament exchange

Monday, December 4, 2023

'Tis the season for spreading joy and reducing waste in Goshen! The City of Goshen's Department of Environmental Resilience is excited to announce the 3rd Annual Mirth Tree Ornament Exchange, a festive initiative to celebrate the holidays in an eco-friendly way. This is the third year residents... more

City of Goshen awarded state volunteerism award

Friday, December 1, 2023

The Environmental Resilience Department poses with the award. Back L to R: Lee Bergey; Aaron Sawatsky-Kingsley, Director of Environmental Resilience; Levi Moser. Front L to R: Theresa Sailor, Education Grant Writer; Melanie Helmuth, Urban Forestry Assistant; Acadia Imhof; Alexa Kennel; Brandi Devoe,... more

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Board of Works

Today, 2:00pm

To join the webinar please copy and paste this link on your browser: or call +1 312 626 6799. Webinar ID: 884 6925 1269 Comments are no longer taken online.

Shade Tree Board

Today, 7:00pm

This meeting is in-person only.

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, December 12, 2023, 3:00pm


Nestled in the heart of Elkhart County, Goshen, Indiana, is home to over 34,000 residents. Settled in 1831, it is the county seat.

Downtown Goshen First Fridays, Wheels and Deals Car Show

The City prides itself on community service, with many active service clubs and nonprofit organizations giving back daily. There are 33 religious denominations with 64 local churches.

Historic Downtown Goshen

Goshen has one of the most vibrant downtowns in the State! Every month, throughout the year, Goshen hosts a celebration of local arts, culture, and unique shopping at Goshen First Fridays.

The downtown revitalization contributes to the City's overall appeal to residents, visitors, businesses, industry, and entrepreneurs. In addition, Goshen's business development philosophy is progressive and responsive, with the City's Community Development Department focusing on re-purposing past industrial sites for future development. Goshen innovates using Tax Increment Financing (TIF) to direct tax dollars to neighborhoods needing assistance.


With 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 College is home to 91.1 The Globe, which has been named Best College Radio Station in the Nation four times by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting Systems.

Retirement Opportunities

Seniors enjoy retiring in Goshen, home to Greencroft Communities, Indiana's most significant private senior care facility. The 165-acre campus offers seniors a wide choice of housing options and activities.

Health and Wellness

Goshen is home to Goshen Health. These medical care providers have won multiple State and national patient and team member satisfaction awards. In 2010, Dr. Douglas Schwartzendruber, Director of the Center for Cancer Care,  was named one of the World's Most Influential People by Time Magazine for seeking cancer cure research on a melanoma vaccine.

 We are proud of our community. Can you tell?