West Central Indiana Region

Vermillion County

Vermillion County is at the center of a two-state labor shed that’s more than a million workers strong. That means your company has immediate access to people with a wide range of skills. Just as important, Vermillion County and surrounding communities in Indiana and Illinois are actively enhancing their workforce by delivering training through K-12 schools, colleges and universities.

Vermillion County

Explore Vermillion County

The Wabash River

Vermillion County Courthouse

The Reuse Authority (RISE)

Snapshot of Vermillion County




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Adults 25+ With High School Diploma or Higher

*Stats as of 2021

Doing Business In Vermillion County

Vermillion County, Indiana is a place where the living is easy thanks to delightfully affordable housing and remarkably low taxes. More importantly, it’s a place where traditional Midwestern values are woven through daily life.

Locals take advantage of the fresh air and other natural resources, whether in their own backyards or some Indiana’s well-loved state parks. It’s just minutes form Turkey Run, Shades and Shakamak State Parks. The Wabash River forms the county’s eastern boarder, and popular recreational waters like Sugar Creek, Raccoon Lake are its neighbors.

The community enjoys gatherings, and its annual events draw visitors from throughout the Midwest. Clinton’s Little Italy Festival celebrates the food and culture of the ancestral home of many of its residents, and vintage auto enthusiasts put their lovingly restored vehicles to the test at the Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb.

The county offers peace of mind, too. Crime rates are low, and its healthcare facilities are first-rate, with access to top specialists close to home.

Access A Highly-Educated Talent Pool

Vermillion County is within 40 miles of well-known colleges and universities, including Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Indiana State University, DePauw University, the Indiana University School of Medicine, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Wabash College, Ivy Tech Community College and the Danville Area Community College.

Creating County Leaders

The Vermillion County Leadership Program, in partnership with Purdue Extension, cultivates local leaders through a nine-month program to help them better understand the county’s environment, the roles they play, and—most importantly—their own leadership potential.

Notable Employers In Vermillon County

  • Elanco — A global leader in animal health
  • Duke Energy Cayuga Station — Electricity-generating facility, located in Eugene Township
  • International Paper — One of the world’s leading producers of fiber-based packaging and pulp
  • Infrastructure & Energy Alternatives (IEA) — Leaders in energy and heavy civil construction

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Vermillion County Economic Development Council 703 W Park St., Cayuga, IN 47928

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