Explore a vibrant community.

With over 650 lakes in the area surrounding our county, water sports, fishing and boating are prime activities during warm weather months. During the winter, sports like downhill skiing, snowmobiling, and ice-fishing take over. We’re encompassed by vintners and wineries, world-renowned museums, & the unique cultural offerings of the local Amish population.

Find everything that you’re looking for in Elkhart County, Indiana

Elkhart County 4-H Fair

The 2024 Elkhart County 4-H Fair will be held July 19-27. For more information on planning your visit, please click below.

Safe Kids Elkhart County

Prevention of accidental injury in children requires knowledge. Learn more about fire, water, car seat safety and more!

Fun Things To Do This Spring

The Elkhart County Parks offers a variety of activities with something for everyone! Find events and activities by clicking below.

Courthouse Construction Feed

NEW! Click below to view real-time streaming progress of the new Elkhart County Courthouse.

Bid Opportunities

Looking to work with Elkhart County on an upcoming project? Click here to view Elkhart County's Bid Opportunities.

Past Elkhart County Bids

Click here to view past bids and projects from Elkhart County.

News in Elkhart County

Public Notice

Foraker, Southwest, Tecumseh Wastewater Project

Mar 13, 2024

The Wastewater Project continues to move forward with a projected completion date of August 2024.

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Public Notice

New Board Appointments Available for Elkhart County

Feb 1, 2024

Two new appointments are available! You may now apply for several open board appointments by the County Council.

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Would you like to serve on an Elkhart County Board?

Dec 11, 2023

You may now apply for several open board appointments made by the County Council.

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Are you interested in serving on your community Library Board?

Jul 24, 2023

The County Commissioners, County Council, and the Library Board are seeking to identify dedicated individuals who have a passion for public libraries and the ability to effectively advocate for them.

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Join Our Team

Elkhart County has positions available for those ready to make a commitment to serving the residents. Click below to learn more.


Elkhart County has many parks to explore. Ready to get out and see it all? Click the button below start your adventure.


Immerse yourself in our community by volunteering. Many organizations are looking for the skills you have. Learn more here.