Terre Haute is a vibrant community in west central Indiana. Rich in history, the city's downtown is located at the original "Crossroads of America". The community has a lot to offer, including a low cost of living, an excellent school system, beautiful parks, thriving businesses, and quality healthcare.


Community Quick Facts

  • Terre Haute has a population of approximately 60,000.
  • Terre Haute is conveniently located near larger cities like Indianapolis (1 hour East), Chicago (3 hours North), St. Louis (3 hours West), and Cincinnati (3 hours East).
  • The Vigo County School Corporation, offering nearly 30 local schools, provides an excellent K-12 education.
  • Five institutions of Higher Education: Indiana State University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, and Harrison College.
  • Terre Haute plays host to a variety of entertainment and sporting events, such as the NCAA Division I National Cross Country Championship, the annual Blues at the Crossroads festival, the Indiana State Special Olympics, the Girls High School Basketball State Championship, various Missouri Valley Conference championships, Prospect League baseball games, Grand National Quarter Midget Racing, and popular musical acts.
  • Terre Haute was named 2010's Indiana Community of the Year by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce
  • The community offers numerous churches of a variety of denominations.
  • The Terre Haute Arts Corridor offers a variety of galleries, artistry, and outdoor sculptures and the renowned Sheldon Swope Art Museum is conveniently located downtown.
  • The Terre Haute Children's Museum is a newly constructed 35,000 square-foot museum with a focus on teaching kids about Science and Technology.
  • The annual Covered Bridge Festival takes place in neighboring Parke County, boasting 31 historic covered bridges with shopping, and local crafters and artisans.
  • Top community employers are Union Hospital, the Vigo County School Corporation, Indiana State University, and Sony DADC.
  • The Terre Haute Parks Department owns over 1000 acres of dedicated land, including, community parks, neighborhood parks, block parks, two golf courses, greenways, boulevards, and 7.25 miles of non-motorized trails.
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Links of Interest

Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau

Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce

Downtown Terre Haute

City of Terre Haute, Government

Terre Haute Tribune Star Newspaper

WTWO Local News

WTHI Local News

Contact Us

Kristin Busenbark
Residency Coordinator 
(812) 478-4183
Toll Free: 800-264-4717

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Professional Office Building, 2nd Floor
1530 North 7th Street

Terre Haute, IN 47807