Resource Guide for New Residents

If you are new to the community (or a lifelong resident), our sincere hope is that you feel welcome and at home here. Use this Resource Guide to connect with the Huntington community and discover everything it offers.

Important Contacts

Water & Sewers

    • City Utilities - (260) 356-3220

Electric Companies

    • Duke Energy - (800) 521-2232
    • Heartland REMC - (800) 542-6339

Gas Companies

    • Vectren Energy Delivery - (800) 227-1376

Trash Services

    • Waste Management - (866) 797-9018

Recycling Services

    • Republic Services - (260) 747-4117

Health Care

    • Huntington County Health Department - (260) 358-4831
    • Parkview Hospital System - (260) 356-5424

Licensing & Permits

    • Community Development & Redevelopment - (260) 356-5146
    • Bureau of Motor Vehicles - (888) 692-6841
    • Marriage Licenses - (260) 358-4817
    • Birth Certificates - (260) 358-4831

Government Offices

    • City of Huntington - (260) 356-1400
    • Huntington Township - (260) 356-5218
    • Huntington County - (260) 358-4817

Public Safety

ALWAYS DIAL 911 FOR AN EMERGENCY

    • Police Department - (260) 358-2308
    • Fire Department - (260) 356-3620

Tax Information

    • Huntington County Assessor Office - (260) 358-4800

Voting Information

    • Huntington County Election Office - (260) 358-4820

Library

    • Huntington City-Township Public Library - (260) 356-0824

Business

    • Huntington County Chamber of Commerce - (260) 356-5300
    • Heart of Huntington/Downtown Business Association - www.facebook.com/HuntingtonDBA
    • Huntington County United Economic Development - (260) 356-5688

Visitors

    • Huntington County Visitors Bureau - (260) 359-8687

Entertainment & Recreation

  • City Parks: www.huntington.in.us/parks
    Nine beautiful city parks are location throughout Huntington. Enjoy the Terry R. Abbett Splash Park, the Memorial Hills Disc Golf Course, activities including tennis, pickles ball and basketball at the Court Sports Complex and more!

  • Downtown Huntington: www.DowntownHuntington.org
    Discover small businesses, restaurants, shopping festivals, live music and more in historic Downtown Huntington! Follow the Downtown Business Association for all things to do in Downtown Huntington.

  • Salamonie Lake State Park: on.in.gov/salamonielake
    Take advantage of the nearby Salamonie Lake State Park and Salamonie Reservoir to enjoy boating, camping, kayaking, fishing, scenic trails, bird watching, wildlife and all kinds of outdoors family fun.

  • Huntington Area Recreational Trails Association: harta-gotrails.org
    The Huntington Area Recreational Trails Association is a partner in building and maintaining trails around Huntington. Visit their website for local trails maps and details on events and fundraisers to support the local trail system.

  • Visitor Bureau: www.visithuntington.org
    Use the Huntington County Visitor & Convention Bureau's website to find Art & Culture, Food & Drink, Shopping & Retails, Rest & Lodging and much more in Huntington and the surrounding communities.

Huntington Connect

Easily report issues and concerns in your neighborhood using the city's 311 app "Huntington Connect" on iPhone and Android. You can also use it to quickly connect with important news, updates and other city services.

Festivals

  • Huntington Heritage Days
    Huntington sets aside five days each June to celebrate Heritage Days (pictured top left) with a citywide festival that includes a carnival, hot air balloon launches, car shows, parade, live music, local art, food and more.

  • JeFFFest
    The conclusion to Huntington Heritage Days, JeFFFest is an annual outdoor art festival held in downtown Huntington that showcases live music and fine art made by local artists of all ages.

  • Old Fashion Independence Day Celebration
    A festive Fourth of July celebration is held annually on the Historic Forks of the Wabash grounds, 3011 W. Park Drive. Celebrate Independence Day with patriotic music, color guard and special speakers. 

  • Huntington County 4-H Fair
    The Huntington County Fairgrounds, 631 E. Taylor St., is the site of the annual Huntington County 4-H Fair each July. Enjoy 4-H exhibits, livestock shows, live music, nature programs, kids’ activities and great food. Read more here.

  • Splash on the Wabash
    Float down the Wabash River as part of a mid-summer river tubing adventure that’s grown to draw visitors from hours away since it started in 2015. Click here for more details.

  • Pioneer Festival
    As autumn begins, the Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival (pictured top right) celebrates Indiana life in the early- to mid-1800s. Pioneer Village and Olde Town bring everyday pioneer activities to life with blacksmiths, tradesmen, basket weaving, frontier cooking and unique musical instruments. Crafts, antiques and live entertainment help round out the festivities.

  • Music in the City
    Enjoy downtown Huntington’s Summer Concert Series, hosted by the Downtown Business Association each summer. Find more information here.