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 premiere cities in the country, such as Indianapolis and Chicago.

Our quality of life is unmatched. From incredible health care 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!

  • Smoking Ordinance!

    Howard County Board of Commissioners has passed a comprehensive all County Smoking Ordinance at their regularly scheduled meeting Monday, March 6 at 4 p.m. To read the Ordinance click on the link below.

Smoking Ordinance

Disaster Readiness Links

Emergency Alerts and Public Notices System

Request a Reassessment Following a Disaster - Form 137

Local Laws and Rules Links

Local Rules Admendment