Community Profile

Wabash County is a mix of moderately-sized cities, small towns and unincorporated areas. Together, residents and visitors alike are presented with the opportunity to experience an area rich with growth, possibility, culture and a quality of life unmatched throughout the country.


LaFontaine was incorporated in 1873, a product of the inclusion of the railroad through Indiana and its historic downtown still reflects that era....Learn More »


The site of an original canal house has been restored in Lagro, a town of about 500 people. The Riparian House was used in the 1830’s for workers involved with the Wabash and Erie Canal constructions....Learn More »

North Manchester

Situated at the northern end of Wabash County is North Manchester, home to Manchester University, which was ranked among the top 25 "Best Colleges" in the Midwest by the 2021 America’s Best Colleges guide of U.S.News & World Report....Learn More »


The town of Roann lies along the Eel River and is known for its picturesque covered bridge and the Stockdale Mill, a nineteenth-century operating mill and museum....Learn More »


Known as the first electrically lit city in the world in 1880, Wabash has historically drawn entrepreneurs and small business owners to its location on the Wabash River....Learn More »