Find Your Competitive Edge: Steuben County, the Perfect Destination

small business meetingSteuben County has long been known for its quality of life due to the most extensive collection of Indiana’s natural lakes and rivers, making it a popular destination for businesses, entrepreneurs, residents, and visitors.

Steuben County’s diverse local economy has seen significant growth in industries like food & beverage, transportation logistics & equipment, professional employer services, and technology-based fields, including advanced manufacturing and life sciences. The talent coming out of Steuben County supports these industries through direct skills and innovation; thousands of patents have been issued here.

Steuben County’s vibrant and innovative community is commonly called America’s Intersection. With access to interstate highways, the Indiana Northeastern Railroad, and the Tri-State Steuben County Airport, businesses can rely on a well-developed infrastructure that supports growth and connects people to their products. Beyond the transportation infrastructure, Steuben County offers access to high speed internet and an abundant water supply. According to the Angola Water Department and INTERA Water Resources Services, Steuben County has a 5 million gallon daily surplus. 

Workforce availability is also high here. Forty minutes from a 370,000 person laborshed in surrounding areas, and under three hours to approximately 5 million people from Chicago, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Toledo, Dayton, Detroit, and the Canadian border. Being this close to the number of potential customers is why businesses choose to operate in Steuben County.