Martin County

Welcome to Martin County - home to the Hoosier National Forest, Martin State Forest, and so much more. Our county is built of close-knit communities that offer a low cost of living and a feeling of safety for you and your family. Outdoor recreation is ever only a few steps away. Come take a scenic drive through the hills and hollows of Martin County and see why it’s a great place to live, work, and play.

Your Indiana Adventure Awaits

This video was produced by the High School Drone class at Loogootee Jr/Sr High School.
This video was produced by the High School Drone class at Loogootee Jr/Sr High School.

By The Numbers

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The Perfect Place to Put Down Roots

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Invested in Your Success

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Choose Southern Indiana

Martin County is part of a relocation incentive program that offers $5,000 to families and individuals that move! Learn more about the program and its requirements.
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West Boggs Park

Everything in your imagination is a reality at West Boggs Park! This 1,600 acre facility hosts a 400 acre play area and the famous 622 acre West Boggs Lake fishery and recreational water. Recreational fun for the whole family!
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Visit Martin State Forest

Camping, fishing, picnicking, and more! You will never run out of things to do with our 7 lucrative trails and over 7,800 acres of lush forest.
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Third Largest Naval Installation

Crane Naval Base started development during World War II, in 1940. Crane was one of many government production facilities across the Hoosier state and started as a naval weapons depot. It was named in honor of Commodore William Montgomery Crane.

Unique Dining Opportunities Await

Looking for something new? Martin County has you covered. With so many local eateries, our county is bound to deliver something sweet (or savory, if you prefer!) to you and your family.

Visit Velma's Diner for a homecooked catfish dinner or Bo Mac's for an old-fashioned hamburger.

Authentic Amish buffet, anyone? Stoll's Lakeview Restaurant has everything from homemade noodles to blackberry cobbler.

And end the night at Dairy Master for homemade ice cream.

Check out more dining options in Martin County here.

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