West Central Indiana Region

Sullivan County

Sullivan County has more than 26,000 acres of publicly accessible recreational grounds. It’s ideally located in beautiful southwestern Indiana, with the meanders of the Wabash River delineating the county’s west border. Much of the land in the county is devoted to agriculture.

Sullivan County

Explore Sullivan County

Travel the road to great adventures, with more than 26,000 acres of public accessible recreational grounds.

Merom Bluff Park

Enjoy a breath-taking scenic view of a 200-foot bluff that is home to the annual Merom Chautauqua in June. The bluff overlooks the highest point on the Wabash River.

Redbird State Recreational Area

Covering nearly 1,400 acres of former surface and underground coal mining property, Redbird offers miles of ORV and mountain bike trails for all skill levels.

Waapaahsiki Siipiiwi Mound Historical Park

According to historical records and archaeological research, the cultural Mound site appears to date back to the Late Woodland Era, A.D. 500-1650, pre-European contact.

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Learn More About Sullivan County

Sullivan County Airport (SIV) is an exceptional facility located in rural farmland within three miles of the city of Sullivan. It has unobstructed visual approaches and three instrument approaches with a 4,300×75-foot runway with pilot-controlled lighting and a full-time airport manager. Competitively priced self-service fuel, 100LL and a Jet-A, are available 24 hours. There are clean, modern 24-hour restroom facilities and computer internet access for pilots and passengers in a comfortable terminal building. Aircraft rentals, flight instruction and airplane rides are offered, as well as overnight and monthly hangar rents.

Merom Camp and Retreat Center is a beautiful five-story building built in 1859 that was once the Union Christian College and is now a camp and retreat center. The campus facilities are used for meetings, town gatherings, church retreats, weddings, family reunions, receptions, athletic conditioning camps, nature classrooms and more. The center is listed on the National Register of Historical Places, featuring unique finds such as the spiral staircase that leads up to the cupola that allows you to see for miles.

Nearby Higher Education

Four colleges are within 26 miles of Sullivan County—and 47 colleges within 100 miles. The combined area enrolls approximately 352,461 students.

Major Employers In Sullivan County

  1. Raybestos Powertrain LLC (Premium auto parts)
  2. Hoosier Energy (Serving more than 760,000 consumers)
  3. Peabody Energy Corporation (Coal producer)
  4. Sullivan County Community Hospital (25-bed critical access facility)

About Sullivan County? Contact Us Today.

Deann Talley, Director, Sullivan County Redevelopment Commission

dtalley@sullivancounty.in.gov | 812-691-1090

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