The village of Hoagland was established in Allen County in 1872 and sits in the shadows of Fort Wayne, which is the cultural and economic center of northeastern Indiana. This area is located within a few hours drive of some of the most important cities in the Midwest: Chicago, Illinois; Cincinnati, Ohio; Cleveland, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Louisville, Kentucky.
This central location affords residents, businessmen, and entrepreneurs many opportunities. If you want to be where the action is but still live in a safe, peaceful location, please call our realtors to set up an appointment to look at homes in the Hoagland area. We can show you homes that sit on many acres, in subdivisions, or in town. We can also show you homes in many styles, price ranges, and size. Let us know what you are looking for so we can find homes that fit your needs.
Hoagland is located along the original Wayne Trace in northeast Indiana. The village is about 14 miles southeast of Fort Wayne and just east of US-33 and south of I-469. Anything that residents can’t find in Hoagland, they can find by taking a short drive into Fort Wayne. Regardless of whether you work in Hoagland, Fort Wayne, or another location, we can help you find a home that suits your lifestyle. We have many years of experience in the real estate market. We can answer your questions and offer any advice that you might seek.
There is a treasure trove of specialty shops located in Hoagland and the towns and cities that surround it. For more commercial shopping, there are two malls in Fort Wayne that are highly popular. Glenbrook Square is an indoor mall that offers two levels of specialty stores, large chain stores, entertainment venues, and restaurants. Jefferson Pointe offers browsing, dining, and entertainment in an open-air shopping environment that is a truly unique attraction in northeastern Indiana. Shoppers can walk around the fountain circle, visit the more than 60 shops, and stop at the 18-screen theatre to catch a new release.
Visitors and residents can get a delicious meal in one of several restaurants in the area. Nine Mile Restaurant is a great family restaurant with great food at a great price. Hoagland Pizza and Pub serves delicious pizza, breadsticks, and more. Salvatori’s is a family-owned restaurant serving Italian food that tastes like it was made in Italy. Richard’s Restaurant serves a varied menu of homemade dishes. Renaissance Restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, has the feel of a traditional waffle or pancake house.
Hoagland Community Park is a great place to let the kids run, have a picnic, and just enjoy being outdoors. The park provides fun for days when the weather is nice. Residents love to head to the Hoagland Days Festival, a tradition that’s been celebrated for almost 150 years. The festival is the community’s annual carnival. With plenty of good food, free entertainment, a demolition derby, and other events, it’s sure to please the whole family.
There are many fun things to do in Fort Wayne like browse through museums, feed animals at the zoo, enjoy a meal and show at a dinner theater, and admire the artwork at an art gallery. The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory is an enclosed conservatory in downtown Fort Wayne. Two festivals are held every year in the city: the Johnny Appleseed Festival and the Three Rivers Festival.
The most common industry in the area is healthcare and social assistance. One-third of those employed here work in this industry. Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur and St. Joseph Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, and Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne are four major employers in this area. The St. Joseph Regional Burn Center is the only one of its kind in northeastern Indiana. Other common industries include manufacturing, retail trade, educational services, accommodation and food services, administrative and support, and waste management services.
One group in Hoagland works to increase employment opportunities. The purpose of the Hoagland Area Advancement Association is to encourage improvement and to develop and advance the best interests of civic, commercial, industrial, agricultural, health, and education interests in the Hoagland area through collaboration with other individuals and groups in Allen County. Entrepreneurs are welcome in the area and would receive any help that they need from this group.
The East Allen County School Corporation is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. It operates eight secondary schools and seven elementary schools. Heritage Elementary School, located in Hoagland, serves Grades K-6. Heritage Elementary is a community of diverse learners striving toward excellence in academics and character. The school was designated an "A" School by the Indiana Department of Education. Students worked hard to improve language arts, reading, and math scores to earn this grade. The grade is given based on points earned for the percentage of students passing ISTEP+ and the number of low-, middle-, and high-ability students showing high growth.
Heritage Junior-Senior High School in nearby Monroeville, serves students in Grades 7-12. The school aims to inspire a student's passion for learning, knowledge, and skills while building character and responsible citizenship. The students here pursue a rigorous, comprehensive curriculum that prepares them for careers and advanced education. Students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities to achieve personal growth.