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Crawford County

The unspoiled beauty of Crawford County is one-of-a-kind. One of Indiana’s southernmost counties, you’ll be hard-pressed to find more beautiful views. In addition to great teachers and schools, there are many opportunities for you and your family to immerse yourselves into the culture.

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Defense Sector Program

Our Defense Sector Program offers out-of-state workers $5,000 to relocate to southern Indiana and work for a company in our defense industry. Purdue@WestGate's Job Board offers a list of open opportunities to apply for!

Once you accept a position in the Indiana Uplands Region, your employer must send a copy of the offer letter from the hiring company to verify the job offer, job title, and salary, which must be a minimum of $60,000.

Please contact our office at 812-277-9778 with any questions about this program!

Why Crawford County?

Population: 10,536

Cities and Towns: Alton, English, Leavenworth, Milltown, and Marengo

Top Employer Industries: Tourism and Logistics

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Buzzin Suds and Bad Axes is a fun and exciting way to gather with friends, have some fun and chill-axe. What better way to relieve stress after a long week than to get together with a group of your friends and throw axes?

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Outdoor Recreation

Patoka Lake is Southern Indiana’s #1 recreation area. The 8,800 acre lake and 26,000 acre DNR property offer boating, swimming, water-skiing, fishing, hunting, biking, hiking, canoeing, and camping.

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Outdoor Recreation

Designated as a National Natural Landmark as the most highly decorated cavern in the Interior Lowlands of the U.S., there is so much to explore at Marengo Cave. Choose from tours, camping, and more!

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Positioned uniquely on a bluff in Leavenworth, the Overlook Restaurant offers panoramic views of the Ohio River. Watch barges churning down the river or the sun setting behind the wooded hills of Indiana.

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