City and county government understand the importance of producing the best opportunities available for businesses and families to grow strong.  Our local government's pro-business attitude focuses on areas such as tax structure, regulatory process, and strong economic development programs to name a few.

The City of Terre Haute is governed by a full-time mayor who is the chief administrative official of the city, and a nine-member city council.  Vigo County is governed by three county commissioners and a seven-member county council whose responsibilities lie primarily in the area of fiscal affairs.

Law Enforcement—
130 uniformed city officers; 37 uniformed county officers;

Indiana State Police employ 56 full-time professional officers. In July 2010, the Terre Haute District merged with the Putnamville District servicing six counties.

Fire Protection—
Terre Haute Fire Department consists of 144 member-force;
Vigo County consists of 18 Volunteer Fire Departments.

Waste Removal—
Private and municipal collection on a weekly basis.

City of Terre Haute with a Pretreatment Program in place.


Terre Haute, Indiana


The Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation works closely with local and state officials to develop customized packages that meet the needs of business and the interests of the community.  The scope of project incentives is based on number and type of new jobs created or retained in Indiana, and new capital investments made in the community.

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Terre Haute EDC
630 Wabash Avenue, Suite 101
Terre Haute, Indiana 47807

Steve Witt, President
Phone: (812) 234-2524
Fax: (812) 232-6054

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