Region and Communities
Region and Communities
In this unique area of Indiana, you can blend the excitement of innovation with the sense of tradition. South Central Indiana is the place where businesses grow!
Small Town Charm — Big City Amenities
In addition to the region’s strategic location, the area offers a highly-productive labor force with tremendous work ethic. The South Central Indiana region and our central location is accented by:
- Major Interstate accessibility
- Easily accessible Louisville International Airport, home of a major United Parcel Service (UPS) hub
- Major railroad providers and port facilities on the Ohio River
- Proximity to large auto and appliance manufacturers
- Quality workforce that can help your company prosper and grow
Our Commitment to You
Take a closer look at our industries, companies, leadership, real estate, and transportation. The qualities that make South Central Indiana a great place to live also make it perfect for business. Let us tell you about the benefits of the South Central Indiana region first, and then know that no matter whom you contact, the entire region is at your disposal.
The South Central Indiana region’s diverse and expanding business base is comprised of ten counties and River Ridge Commerce Center.
The brief county profiles below are a sampling of the in-depth information to be found on the individual Web sites referenced.
County and Community Profiles
Columbus, Indiana is truly a remarkable community. It is a regional center for healthcare, retail, education and manufacturing. Columbus serves as a regional center for arts activities, boasting our own symphony, theater, dance and art groups. Close proximity to three major universities attracts professionals with technical expertise. The availability of highly-skilled, well-trained and experienced labor is another powerful plus in Columbus’s favor.Major cities and towns include: Columbus, Hope, Elizabethtown, Hartsville and Edinburgh.
Clark County is a unique area of Indiana that enjoys urban amenities and rural charm. From viewing the skyline of Louisville, along the banks of the Ohio River –to visiting the historic riverfront community of Jeffersonville — Clark County is an exceptional community. Clark county consists mainly of relatively flat land suitable for development. The northwestern part of the county consists of gently rolling hills.Major cities and towns include: Clarksville, Jeffersonville, Sellersburg and Charleston.
Uniquely situated along I-74 between Indianapolis and Cincinnati, Greensburg / Decatur County has proven itself to be a great place to live, work and prosper! Greensburg and Decatur County offers an experience unique and distinctive. Area residents enjoy multiple golf courses, a state of the art youth sports complex, first class medical care and dozens of community gatherings, events and festivals.Major cities and towns include: Greensburg, Westport, St. Paul and Newpoint.
Floyd County, Indiana
Floyd County is a diverse area of Indiana that is home to Indiana University Southeast’s beautiful campus — one of the fastest growing campuses in the IU system. The rich soil, flat land and gently rolling hills in the south and eastern part of the county add to the charm of the region.Major cities and towns include: New Albany and Georgetown.
Harrison County has been one of the fastest growing counties in Indiana in recent years. The ideal location given the proximity to metropolitan Louisville, the scenic, rural setting and rich historical significance has made this community an attractive place for people and new businesses to settle.Major Towns include: Corydon, Palmyra, Mauckport and Lanesville.
With a prime location on Interstate 65, the Seymour-Jackson County area offers a highly-productive labor force with a tremendous work ethic. From hiking, swimming, boating, camping and more in parks and forests — to excellent golf courses, a beautiful countryside including scenic covered bridges and round barns — Seymour-Jackson County really does have something for everyone.Major cities and towns include: Seymour, Brownstown, Crothersville and Medora.
The Madison-Jefferson County area of the South Central region is the scenic home to Historic Madison which is predominantly known for having one of the finest collections of historic 19th century architecture in the Midwest. Explore this beautifully preserved community located on the Ohio River and discover wineries, restaurants, antiques and specialty shops tucked away in century-old buildings.Major cities and towns include: Madison and Hanover.
The simple beauty of Jennings County speaks for itself. Drive across U.S. 50 in the heart of the county, and you see beautiful rolling countryside with quaint communities. You’ll find plenty of executive housing developments, too, just a short drive from potential business location sites.Major cities and towns include: North Vernon and Vernon.
Residents and visitors alike are captivated by the beauty of Scott County’s abundant green acreage and overall peaceful way of life. From golf courses and Scott County’s state park and reservoir consisting of 2,178.16 acres with a 741-acre lake — to this area’s vibrant business environment that offers a considerable number of sites that are ideal for either commercial or industrial use — the Scott County area is one of tremendous growth and prosperity.Major cities and towns include: Scottsburg, Austin, and Lexington.
In Salem/Washington County, Indiana, they’re waiting for you. Boasting a suburban and rural family lifestyle, Washing County is a safe community to raise a family. Home to the largest high school vocational education program in Indiana, this area provides excellent resources for staff development and vocational training. Rolling hills, broad plains, and tracts of hardwood forests make Salem/Washington County an exceptional community.Major cities and towns include: Salem, Pekin and Campbellsburg.