County Seat: Newport l Population: 16,000 l Labor Force: 8,000
Vermillion County residents enjoy the friendliness and pace of small town and rural life just a short drive away from the cultural advantages of a larger city. The county’s pro-business environment offers local incentives designed to lower business start-up costs. A major aquifer with unlimited water resources and power are unique features attracting industry to the county. Its industries provide pharmaceuticals, energy, building products, renewable energy construction and paper products.
Major employers: Colonial Brick, Curry Ice & Coal, Duke Energy, Eli Lilly & Company, National Gypsum, Premier Boxboard Limited, LLC, White Construction.
Vermillion County Economic Development Council
Dylan Riggen, Executive Director
259 Vine Street
Clinton, IN 47842
Vermillion Rise Mega Park
Elizabeth Morgan Burrows, Director
1051 W. Indiana Avenue
Hillsdale, IN 47854