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Orange County

Whether you prefer to spend your leisure time exploring the great outdoors, visiting small hometowns, delving into local history or enjoying a little nightlife, you’ll find it all in Orange County. The county is home to some of the country’s most beautiful natural scenery, the largest covered water park in Indiana and winter snow skiing.


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 Orange County?

Population: 19,623

Cities and Towns: French Lick, Orleans, Paoli, & West Baden Springs

Top Employer Industries: Tourism, accommodation and food service, manufacturing, and construction

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Voted Best Hotel in Indiana by Travel & Leisure Magazine, French Lick Resort is a beautiful blend of luxury and history. The resort consists of both French Lick Springs Hotel and West Baden Springs Hotel.

Photo of the French Lick Resort

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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Make the most of your family time together at French Lick's indoor water park, Big Splash Adventure! With a retractable roof and over 40,000 square feet, there is something for everyone at the water park.

Photo of a family at Big Splash Adventure

Outdoor Recreation

Hoosier National Forest provides a wide mix of opportunities for people to enjoy. Rolling hills, back-country trails, and rural crossroad communities make this small but beautiful 204,000 acre forest a local treasure.

Photo of the Hoosier National Forest
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