A strategic position in the heart of the Midwest with excellent proximity to markets and vendors across the supply chain are competitive advantages experienced by entities operating in Jasper County. In addition to an optimum geographic location, outstanding transportation infrastructure exists in the county and region to facilitate the delivery of services and movement of goods and people.
Crossroads of Northwest Indiana
Interstate 65 is the principal corridor with exits at miles 201, 205, 215, 220, & 230. U.S. Highways 24 and 231 also serve Jasper County as do State Roads 10, 14, 16, 49, 110, & 114.
Class 1 Railroad Service
The CSX and the Norfolk Southern operate in Jasper County and the Toledo, Peoria and Western (TPW) Railway runs a short line with an inter-model facility at the county’s southeastern border. In addition, Amtrak provides passenger rail service via its Cardinal and Hoosier State Trains.
Jasper County Airport has 4000’ and 2400’ runways and fixed base operator service from Excel-Air. Major commercial airports serving Jasper County include Indianapolis International, GaryChicago International, Chicago Midway International, and Chicago O’Hare International.
Deep Water Port Access
The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor is the most efficient deep water port on the Great Lakes handling more ocean going cargo than any other U.S. Great Lakes port. It is located less than 1 hour north in Portage, IN on the south shore of Lake Michigan.
Central Time Zone
Most of Jasper County is in the Central Time Zone with the Remington area in the Eastern Time Zone.