A Place to Call Home: Henry County, IN

Henry County, IN is a great place to do business, put down roots

By
Victoria Hart
On Monday, March 23, 2020 - 12:01
The city of New Castle in Henry County, IN has a variety of events that draw people downtown.

Rural Cool. 

That’s what you’ll get when you choose to make your home in Henry County, Indiana.

A vibrant community and supportive business climate provide a welcoming place to find employment or relocate your business.

Emerging downtown areas in New Castle and Knightstown filled with food, art and music create a socially engaging atmosphere with a variety of events and activities. Attend a cruise-in or concert. Check out the popular 4th Friday events.

The Belgian Horse Winery, nestled in northwest Henry County, makes great local wines and regularly hosts an eclectic roster of musical guests, food trucks and special events.

For those who want to stay active, the county’s outdoor amenities include the 2,690-acre Summit Lake State Park with an 800-acre lake perfect for fishing. Westwood Park is open year round and offers hiking, horse and mountain bike trails.

Robert Indiana, creator of the LOVE sculpture, hails from Henry County, IN.
New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corporation

Henry County, located 20 miles south of Muncie, have had numerous well-known people who call the area home.

Wilbur Wright of the famed Wright brothers hails from Henry County, as does Robert Indiana, creator of the iconic LOVE sculpture. The movie “Hoosiers” was filmed here, and it’s home to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame, New Castle Motorsports Park and the Henry County Saddle Club.

Key employers in the area include Draper, Inc.; TS Tech Indiana, LLC; Boar’s Head Provisions Co.; Crown Equipment Corp.; and Henry County Health.

Corey Murphy, president of the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp., invites you to come see for yourself.

“Our community’s collaborative leadership continues to press forward,” he says. “We’re proud to offer a fantastic community to raise a family and build a business. We’re located just off Interstate 70, in East Central Indiana.”

For more information visit GrowinHenry.com and HenryCountyIN.org.