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.
Explore Vermillion County
The Wabash River
Vermillion County Courthouse
The Reuse Authority (RISE)
Snapshot of Vermillion County
Median Household Income
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
Doug has worked for the Vermillion County Economic Development Council for a year and a half. Prior to working for the EDC, he spent 27 years working in higher education. He has attended and completed the Indiana Economic Development course and is halfway through the Oklahoma University Economic Development Institute.