- Honorable Thomas Bianco
- (724) 465-3958
- Sarah Ross, Esq. Executive Director
- (724) 465-3895
Indiana County, located in the Appalachian Plateau of southwestern Pennsylvania and approximately 50 miles from Pittsburgh, enjoys an abundance of natural and business resources that foster a healthy economic environment. Indiana County has approximately 825 square miles that includes thousands of acres of farmlands and is nationally recognized as "The Christmas Tree Capital of the World." The history of the county is closely linked to the production, processing and transportation of its natural resources such as salt, timber, natural gas and coal. It is a major national center for electric power generation having three coal-fired electrical generating plants within its borders.
The county's economy is diversified, too, with businesses that include pharmaceutical, medical research, education, banking, manufacturing, printing and tourism. Indiana, the county seat, is the hometown of the legendary actor Jimmy Stewart. The museum dedicated to honoring his life and career is an attraction to thousands of visitors each year. There are thriving retail centers and downtown communities to support any shopper. With low taxes and cost of living, Indiana County is dedicated to the financial growth and prosperity of its citizens. This attitude is apparent within both large corporations and family-owned businesses.
Indiana County Facts
- County Seat
- Indiana, PA