Denver was laid out in 1872, and because of the opportunities brought by the railroad, the town grew quickly. Today, there are still many opportunities in the area including plentiful jobs with numerous global companies. There are also many opportunities in the housing market with plenty of available homes in well-established neighborhoods to homes in new subdivisions. Our realtors can give you information about what is available in this area. We are experts in the real estate field, and we have a lot of experience helping people find the home for which they are searching.
State Road 16 is an east-west road that runs through Denver and into Huntington. There are several towns a short distance from Denver although the closest large city, Fort Wayne, is 52 miles away. This small town area with abundant natural beauty is a great place to find a job and start a new life. Get started with your move today by giving us a call. We’ll work together until you find the home that meets your budget, style of home, and location preference. It won’t take long before you’ll be settled in and feeling at home in Denver.
Shoppers can find specialty shops located in towns throughout Miami County. Antique shops are common in this area as are plenty of opportunities for unique gifts that you won’t find anywhere else. Rest assured, the town is large enough to host all your grocery needs and other necessities.
There are good restaurants in the area along with a variety of stores. You’ll find family-owned bars and grills serving up the best in American cuisine. Of course, you’ll find plenty of exciting options like traditional Italian fare. Beef O’Brady’s is a local sports bar and restaurant in a family dining atmosphere. The Big Dipper serves ice cream and burgers. Everyone can find a favorite meals at one of the restaurants in this area.
There are many interesting sites in Denver and in Miami County. The International Circus Hall of Fame is located on the old circus winter quarters in Peru where circuses of the past wintered until they left in the spring for a new circus season. At Grissom Air Museum, visitors can learn about historic aircraft, climb the Observation Tower, view exciting exhibits, and enjoy a modern, hands-on facility. The Miami County Museum offers two floors of permanent exhibits including Cole Porter’s 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood.
Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre brings quality entertainment to Miami County. Rock Hollow Golf Club is one of the premier public tracks throughout the Midwest. It mixes old-growth forests with cattailed wetlands and a multitude of thoughtfully placed rocks to make each round a tough, yet fair challenge. Mississinewa Reservoir is 14,386 acres with a 3,210-acre lake. It offers a swimming beach, miles of hiking trails, and other amenities.
Stock car and drag racing lasts all summer long at one of Indiana’s oldest speedways, Bunker Hill Dragstrip. Oak Hill Winery is a small winery located in a carriage house that was built in 1894.
Agriculture is a mainstay of Miami County's economy. The county is at the center of Indiana's northern agriculture and food corridor. Within a 100-mile radius of the county exists significant raw materials, processing plants, and distribution requirements. The Miami County region is also at the center of the northern Indiana livestock and processing corridor. While agriculture is a thriving industry, manufacturing is the most common industry in the area.
Plenty of job opportunities exist with many companies based in this area. Woodcraft Manufacturing produces youth furniture. Thrush Company is a designer and manufacturer of hydronic & HVAC products. Orion Safety Products is the world’s leading manufacturer of flares and other emergency signaling devices. Utility Supply Company is an underground water and drainage products distributor. In addition to agriculture and manufacturing, other common industries in the Denver area include construction, retail trade, information, accommodation and food services, administrative and support, and waste management service.
Denver is served by North Miami Schools, which includes an elementary school, a middle/high school, and a career center. North Miami Elementary School educators strive to prepare, inspire, and challenge students to become successful, contributing citizens of the world. The students learn the core subjects with a curriculum that is enhanced by the latest technology.
All elementary school students in Grades 3-6 are issued iPad minis they are allowed to take home. At North Miami Middle/High School, teachers and staff established a learning community that fosters excellence and teaches students essential skills needed for an ever-changing future. The students study a comprehensive curriculum with all students in the middle and high school receiving iPads to broaden their classroom instruction as well. Heartland Career Center is a special center that prepares students for careers after graduation.
There are numerous colleges and universities located within a 55-mile radius of Denver including several schools that have campuses in Fort Wayne. Two of the universities are Indiana Wesleyan University (Marion) and Taylor University (Upland). Purdue University’s main campus in Lafayette is also within close proximity to Denver.