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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Conduct Community Interviews 

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

The City of Goshen strives to take the best care for residents and to ensure our drinking water meets all U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) safety requirements.  As part of this process, the EPA will conduct community interviews in Goshen... more

2024 Spring brush pick-up begins April 22

Monday, April 15, 2024

The City of Goshen Street Department will begin the Spring brush pick-up on Monday, April 22, and will run until Friday, May 3, 2024. Please have any yard brush and leaves out before the start date to ensure pick-up. Leaf and brush piles placed in alleyways will not be picked up. Because of the large... more

Beautify Goshen Week 2024

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

In conjunction with the Goshen Chamber of Commerce’s “Beautify Goshen” Week, the Goshen Street Department will offer additional disposal services from Saturday, April 27, to Saturday, May 4, to assist city residents in their “Beautify Goshen” tasks. This free service is only available during this... more

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RESCHEDULE: Board of Aviation Commissioners

Monday, April 22, 2024, 2:00pm

City Council

Monday, April 22, 2024, 6:00pm

To view a live stream of this meeting, go to or call +1 305 224 1968, Webinar ID: 816 5277 7559. Comments are no longer taken online.

Shade Tree Board

Monday, April 22, 2024, 7:00pm

This meeting is in-person only.


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?