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.

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Medical Volunteers Needed!

The Health Department needs medical volunteers to administer COVID Vaccines. Complete the form by clicking the button below.

COVID Vaccinations at Work

The Indiana State Department of Health can be requested to perform COVID-19 vaccinations and testing at your work.

County Seal Competition

We’re asking the most inventive, artistic people in the state of Indiana, you and your friends, to help design a new County Seal

Emergency Rental Assistance

Elkhart County has entered into a service agreement with Baker Tilly to administer Emergency Rental Assistance. Click for details.

Partnering to Serve

See how Cisco and Elkhart County has worked together to securely bring courtroom participants together via secure real-time video.

Leading the Way

Forward-thinking and efficient implementation allowed Elkhart County Courts to serve our residents securely in a pandemic

News in Elkhart County


County Staff Ready for Winter Roadwork

Nov 30, 2021

The Elkhart County Highway Department has wrapped its seasonal chip sealing work and is now prepared for winter highway and roadwork, including the clearing of snow and ice.

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County Courts Groundbreaking

Nov 16, 2021

Groundbreaking for Elkhart County’s new consolidated courts campus occurred today at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time, November 16, 2021.

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County Leaf Collection Competition Grows

Oct 20, 2021

A total of $50,000 in prize money is up for grabs for teams competing in Elkhart County’s fourth-consecutive Leaf Collection Competition.

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Commissioners Approve Improvements to CR 4

Oct 19, 2021

The Elkhart County Commissioners have unanimously approved the conceptual design to improve a section of County Road 4 between County Road 17 and County Road 19.

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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.