Posey County’s diverse communities range from farmland to small town; from nature preserve to eclectic art district in addition to having big-city amenities just minutes nearby.

Quality of Place

Arts and Culture

Posey County offers a wide variety of arts, culture and entertainment for you and your family to enjoy. Theatres, museums and historical places are here for you to enjoy, with many other recreational or entertainment venues close by.

You can explore more local activities and attractions by visiting the Mt. Vernon and New Harmony websites.


Whether you’re an employer or parent, having quality schools nearby is important. Posey County has outstanding public and private schools, and nearby postsecondary institutions to suit all your needs. Most of the post-secondary institutions offer degrees directly related to local commerce, such as engineering, healthcare and logistics. Schools in Posey County will provide an excellent foundation for both your children and your future employees.

Nearby Post-secondary Institutions

  • Ivy Tech Community College: With campuses throughout Indiana, Ivy Tech is the largest post-secondary institution in Indiana. Ivy Tech gives Indiana students the opportunity to learn to live and work in a globally competitive environment, preparing them for their career of choice or to transfer to a 4-year institution.
  • University of Southern Indiana: Located in Evansville, IN, the University of Southern Indiana’s new state-of-the-art $3.3 million Applied Engineering Center featuring equipment showpiece MPS Transfer Factory Manufacturing System built by German company Festo, a leading world-wide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education; and, of which only two exist worldwide.
  • University of Evansville: U.S. News & World Report ranked UE #9 overall and #3 Best Value among Regional (Midwest) universities in 2014. UE has a robust engineering program with some specialties ABET-accredited since 1970. Also, its theatre department is nationally renowned. As of 2012, its students have received more performance invitations from The Kennedy Center than any other school and have participated in the Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival program since its 1968 inception. In 2015 named U.E. best study abroad program in the United States by the Best College Reviews.


In Posey County

Business, family life, relationships – it’s hard to keep all facets of your life healthy, so we’re here to assist with your healthcare needs. In Posey County, you’ll find quality medical centers appropriate for all your needs, with state-of-the hospitals just a short drive away. For healthcare professionals in training, Southwest Indiana is home to the Indiana University School of Medicine, along with a vibrant health and life sciences industry.

  • Deaconess Clinic – Mt. Vernon
  • New Harmonie Healthcare Center
  • Mt. Vernon Nursing and Rehab

Near Posey County