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Daviess County

Daviess County offers large-community resources in a small-town environment. Community members have access to top-rated schools and doctors, hospitals, and medical facilities. It's conveniently located midway between two major urban areas in Southern Indiana, making it an ideal place to live and do business.


Nursing Program

Choose Southern Indiana's Nursing Program offers $5,000 to Registered Nurses, LPNs, CNAs, Physical Therapists, and other similar positions hired by the Daviess Community Hospital or Springs Valley Meadows from out-of-state and moved to that respective county.

Once you have received a job offer, please apply for the incentive through Choose Southern Indiana's Partner, MakeMyMove

After program approval, you will receive the $5,000.00 incentive, divided into two payments of $2,500.00:

  • The first payment will be disbursed once the prospective employee arrives to the accepted respective county (Daviess or Orange).

  • The second payment will be disbursed one year from the date of your arrival.

Why Daviess County?

Population: 33,418

Cities and Towns: Alfordsville, Cannellburg, Elnora, Montgomery, Odon, Plainville, & Washington

Top Employer Industries: Agriculture, Defense, Manufacturing

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Outdoor Recreation

Everything in your imagination is a reality at West Boggs Park! This 1,600 acre facility hosts a 400 acre play area and the famous 622 acre West Boggs Lake fishery and recreational water.


Quality of Life

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.



Gasthof Amish Village is truly an "oasis in the farmland" of Southern Indiana. Its 92 acres include a hotel, a restaurant, antiques and unique shops, and access to a lake. Visit and experience a blend of Amish history and heritage.

Photo of a family at Big Splash Adventure

Outdoor Recreation

Eastside Park covers over 50 acres and includes lakes stocked with fish. The beautiful grounds have several sites for picnics and gatherings. Each Christmas, over 75,000 lights are hung in the park, creating a winter wonderland.

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