Crawfordsville & Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
Community Resources

Montgomery County

Montgomery County is intersected by Interstate I-74 - just 20 miles Northwest of Indianapolis and 15 miles South of Lafayette and Purdue University.

Population as of 2013

Crawfordsville: 16,042
Ladoga: 985
Waynetown: 958
Darlington: 843
Linden: 759
New Market: 712
Waveland: 420
New Richmond: 333
New Ross: 347
Wingate: 263
Alamo:  65

Work Force

• Private wage or salary: 84%
• Government: 9%
• Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
• Unpaid family work: 0%

Top Employers as of 2013

LSC Communications
Nucor 
Acuity Brands Lighting 
Friction Holdings 
Franciscan Health Crawfordsville
Closure Systems International 
Random House 
Pace Dairy Foods
Wal-Mart Optical 
Heritage Products
Indiana Home Care Plus
North Montgomery Community Schools

Transportation

Rail:CSX and Amtrak
Highway:I74, US 136 and 231, State Roads 234, 47, 32, 25, 59 and 55
Air: Crawfordsville Airport, commercial service; Indianapolis International Airport, Purdue University Airport
Truck:Several truck lines are located in the county.

Utilities

Electric: Crawfordsville Electric Light & Power, Duke Energy, Tipmont REMC, Darlington Light & Power, Waynetown Power, New Ross Electric, Ladoga Electric, Parke County REMC
Gas: Vectren
Water: Indiana American Water Corporation
Telecommunications:Metronet, TDS Telecom, Comcast and AT&T

Education

Three School Corporations: Crawfordsville Community Schools, North Montgomery Community Schools, Southmont School Corporation

Educational Facilities

Crawfordsville Community School Corporation
Three public elementaries: Pre-school Center, Kindergarten Center, one for grades 2-3, and another for grades 4-5 Students: 1,079
One Middle School (grades 6-8) Students: 502
One High School (grades 9-12) Students: 679

North Montgomery Community School Corporation
Three public elementaries (grades K-5) Students: 990
One Middle School (grades 6-9) Students: 475
One High School (grades 9-12) Students: 685

South Montgomery Community School Corporation
Three public elementary schools (grades K-6) Students: 977
One Junior High School (grades 7-8) Students: 290
One High School (grades 9-12) Students: 646

Colleges/Universities

Wabash College - Crawfordsville, Indiana
Ivy Tech State College - Crawfordsville, Indiana
Purdue University - West Lafayette, Indiana
DePauw University - Greencastle, Indiana
Indiana State University - Terre Haute, Indiana
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology - Terre Haute, Indiana
Butler University - Indianapolis, Indiana
Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis - Indianapolis, Indiana
Indiana University - Bloomington, Indiana

Medical Facilities

Franciscan Health Crawfordsville serves Montgomery County as a 120-bed, acute-care facility with services ranging from emergency to diagnostic imaging. Franciscan Health has 127 physicians, 380 employees and 75 volunteers serving the community.

Athens Outpatient Services offer Outpatient Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging and X-Ray, Cardiology Testing, Physical Therapy, and Sleep Studies. It is managed by Athens Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician group serving Montgomery and surrounding counties with 132 employees. Athens Medical Group consists of 16 physicians and 5 nurse practitioners who have over 150 combined years of experience in Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, General Surgery, OB/GYN and Ear, Nose & Throat specialties.

Housing

Rural settings as well as subdivisions serve Crawfordsville and the immediate area offering both new and existing homes and available building lots. As a result of our long and prosperous history, Crawfordsville is very fortunate to have an abundance of affordable Victorian homes dating back to the 1800’s. Numerous apartments ranging from duplexes to multi-family complexes are available throughout the community. In addition, assisted livings as well as senior living developments with attached recreation are also available.

Median Home Value: $88,000
Median Monthly Rent: $477

Government & Services

Administration: Montgomery County has three County Commissioners, seven County Council Members. Crawfordsville has a Mayor and seven City Council Members.
Planning & Zoning: Crawfordsville Local Zoning boards and Crawfordsville Plan Commission. Crawfordsville city limit extends two miles in the county.
Economic Development: Indiana West Advantage
Law Enforcement: County Sheriff and 18 deputies; Crawfordsville Police Department has a chief, 32 sworn officers and 7 sworn reserve officers.
Fire Protection: Crawfordsville has a chief and 37 full-time firefighters/EMTs and one civilian paramedic. Crawfordsville has a class 5 insurance rating.
Waste Removal: City Sanitation Department – weekly removal
Sewerage: Crawfordsville Wastewater Treatment Plant and Montgomery County’s Sewer District.

Taxes

City: 3.7638 per 100 Local property taxes are assessed on a base of 100% true cash.

State sales tax is 7% on all retail sales – some food products exempt. For more information, please visit www.in.gov/dor for the Indiana Department of Revenue's website.

Recreation

Includes four city parks, eight county parks, a new recreation center, city pool, three public golf courses, a private country club, adult softball facilities, canoeing and fishing.

Financial Institutions

Chase Bank
Countrywide Home Loans
Fountain Trust
Industrial Federal Credit Union
Lincoln Bank
MainSource
Personal Finance Company
PNC
Teacher’s Credit Union
Tri County Bank and Trust
Farm Credit Services of Indiana