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Pick a highway in Allen County and choose your direction. Within a day, you can be in Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, or Columbus. Head northeast or northwest and spend the weekend on Lake Michigan or Lake Erie. Or spend the evening at the theater in downtown Fort Wayne, Allen County’s county seat. Allen County’s ideal location and diversified economy make it an attractive place to live.
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne is located in Allen County, along with Ivy Tech Community College, the University of Saint Francis, and Indiana Wesleyan University.
Fort Wayne is the second largest city in Indiana and was founded in 1794. This dynamic, busy city is home to several businesses and a wide variety of things to do. Hiking and jogging enthusiasts will appreciate the miles of paved walking trails. The Rivergreenway runs alongside the St. Marys, Maumee, and St. Joseph Rivers and is 24 miles long. Fine arts fans will treasure living so close to the Embassy Theatre and the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, and sports fans will appreciate the Fort Wayne Mad Ants basketball team, The Indiana Tech Warriors, the USF Cougars, and the IPFW Mastodons.
Fort Wayne is home to 86 parks, including historic parks, riverfront parks, and four public golf courses. There are parks that offer camping, splash pads, pools, and a disc golf course. In addition, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo and the Botanical Conservatory highlight exotic animals and beautiful gardens.
Allen County features four county parks, as well. Park activities include sledding, hiking, swimming, fishing, picnicking, and cross-country skiing.
In addition to Fort Wayne, Allen County is home to the cities of New Haven and Woodburn. Towns include Leo-Cedarville, Monroeville, Grabill, Huntertown, and part of Zanesville.