Living Here

Download the Northeast Indiana Lookbook Vol. 1 to explore what life is like in Northeast Indiana.

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Did you hear that? That’s the sound of momentum, and we have loads of it. We welcome visitors with a smile and a welcoming hand. That’s just who we are.

We’re authentic and neighborly, not because we have to be, but because we realize that only through caring and collaboration can we improve our communities and create a region that is healthy, helpful, supportive, and progressive. That’s what we aim to do. That’s all part of our overarching goals.

What Is It Like Living in Northeast Indiana?

Well, it’s many things. It’s different, a good different. It has the charm of small-town life, but with big-city amenities, like vibrant downtown Fort Wayne. Cliché, we know, but still true. It has dining and nightlife that rival the most eclectic places across the nation. Downtown is lined with outdoor cafes, a huge food-truck scene, and brand-new high-rise condos. We’re big on outdoor adventures, and we love to explore. If you’re a fan of professional sports, you won’t be bored. You’ll be busy. If you like fairs, festivals, and happenings, you’ll have every weekend covered.

There are so many things that make Northeast Indiana a wonderful place to live, including lake life, lake play, kayaking, hiking, biking, and walking. And our growing trail system is unrivaled.

If you’re thinking about moving here, we want you to know that you will be part of a growing, vibrant community, and you will be welcomed with our big-hearted hospitality.

Still not convinced? Well, don’t just take our word for it. There are plenty of reasons that living in Northeast Indiana is a wonderful mix of traditional values and diversity, and here are just a few:

  1. You can do more and save more because living here is affordable.
  2. We like to show off our pride. Just take a look at how proud we really are at any of our regional festivals.
  3. From rural lakeside counties to our vibrant downtown center in Fort Wayne, quality of life in Northeast Indiana is creative, imaginative, and adventurous.
  4. If you’re ready to relocate, make Northeast Indiana the place and find your next job here.