Rush County: A Bright Future

Rush County, Indiana is a great place to live. Our communities are quiet and safe with excellent schools that are preparing a workforce ready to meet the needs of your business. In addition to achieving a graduation rate of over 95 percent, more than 70 percent of our students graduate college and are career ready, leading to Rush County becoming the first ACT Work Ready Community in Indiana. Our city and towns have easy access to Indianapolis, Indiana and Cincinnati, Ohio via I-74 where they can enjoy world-class shopping and dining, museums, professional sports, and endless entertainment options.

I-74 and nearby 1-70 also provide fast and easy access for businesses to an enviable network of interstate highways in all directions, connecting them to markets throughout the country. Add in the FedEx hub at Indianapolis International Airport just an hour’s drive away plus three mainline railroads nearby and businesses here can reach markets almost anywhere in the world.

In addition to a transportation network that most places can only dream of, Rush County also has plenty of land available for new businesses. It’s amazingly affordable, too. Local officials work hard to maintain a business-friendly environment and are positioning the county for future growth with significant investments in fiber optic networks and the newly developed shovel-ready Commerce Park @ Rushville that provides pad-ready sites for immediate industrial expansion.

Several manufacturers, logistics operations, and agribusinesses already call Rush County home. With everything the county and our communities have to offer, it’s not surprising that so many businesses succeed here. Contact us today. We can show you a path to success that begins in Rush County.


Rush County Economic & Community Development Corporation  Website
John McCane Email