Howard County, Indiana Founded in 1844

Welcome to Howard County

We are a friendly, thriving community with robust business and agriculture sectors. Founded in 1844, our community has grown to be a powerhouse of major corporations such as Chrysler, Haynes International and Delphi alongside an incredible array of friendly small businesses owned and operated with Midwest hospitality. We are at the heart of Central Indiana and a short drive puts you in some of the premier cities in the country, such as Indianapolis and Chicago.

Our quality of life is unmatched. From incredible healthcare providers to our strong schools and colleges, our trail system, our farmers market and abundant festivals to name just a few. It is easy to understand why families choose to make Howard County a place to call home! Our culture and values reflect the charm you would expect from a vibrant Midwest community. Welcome to Howard County!

Important Notices

ENGIE Town Hall Meeting Audio
Posting of the following materials from the Engie town hall meeting is for informational purposes only and for the purpose of providing a resource for Howard County citizens who may be interested in the topics covered or were not able to attend due to COVID concerns. Posting of these materials should not be construed as an endorsement of Engie or the content of the materials posted.

Meeting Audio

2020 General Election Information

How do I check my registration status? Where do I vote? When is "early voting"? Who are the candidates? Who do I contact if I have questions?

Click here to find out!

COVID-19 / Coronavirus


Howard County's COVID-19 Community Testing Site is located at 620 N Bell Street, Kokomo. Hours of operation for the month of October: Monday, Tuesday 8am-12pm; Wednesday, Thursday 8am-7pm; Saturday 8am-1pm. Testing is free for Hoosiers. A mobile clinic site will operate on Fridays. To register for an appointment, visit Walk-ins are accepted. Please allow ample time to complete your appointment. Please wear a face covering to your appointment.

Mobile Clinic

Optum Serve COVID-19 Testing Site: Operational every Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm (except for federal holidays) at the Kokomo Senior Center, located at 721 W Superior Street, Kokomo. Testing is completely free for Hoosiers. To register for an appointment, call 888-634-1116 or visit​. Walk-ins are accepted when appointment volume is low. Please wear a face covering to your appointment.


The response to the Howard County Forgivable Loan program has been tremendous. At this time, we have reached our funding limit and are no longer accepting applications. Thank you for your interest in this program.




Ordinance 2020 BCCO-17
Ordinance 2020 BCCO-16
Ordinance 2020 BCCO-15

Ordinance 2020 BCCO-14