County seat: Rockville l Population: 17,000 l Labor force: 8,000
Parke County brings together small town communities and business-friendly government that encourages business expansions, new businesses and entrepreneurial startups. Primarily a rural county with an excellent quality of life, Parke County is home to state parks, reservoirs and recreation areas, in addition to the scenic covered bridges that have made tourism its major industry. Other industries include pipeline fabrications and installations, pipeline operation, wood and building products and pet food products manufacturing.
Major employers: Big Inch Fabricators & Construction, Panhandle Eastern Pipeline, Melvin Stoltzfus Wood Products, Scott Pet Products, Superior Lumber.
Partnership Parke County
Cyndi Todd, Executive Director
105 North Market Street
Rockville, IN 47872