Huntingburg stakes its claim as “A City Like No Other” because of its close-knit community. Everyone knows everyone here and looks out for the well being of not just each other but the community as a whole. The city is known for holding onto their newest residents since the majority of those who move into the area tend to stay.
The city is also nationally known as the “Hollywood of the Midwest” because of a string of 1990s films that were filmed in the area. Columbia Pictures produced A League of their Own (1992), building the local baseball stadium as part of the set production. Other 1990s films that were filmed here include Hard Rain (1998) and HBO’s Soul of the Game (1996). Huntingburg is a wonderful community, ideal for anyone looking to buy a home.
If you are looking for a welcoming, close-knit community, then you should look at some of the great Huntingburg area homes for sale. Our Huntingburg realtors would be happy to show you around the local area to see what is available. Please contact our realtors immediately if you have decided that you want to get started on the process of finding a home. We are ready to offer all the help you need.
The local city has been around for well over a century, meaning you’ll have access to a wide range of home styles. Homes in Huntingburg range in age, each with their own unique architectural charm. The local area has homes ranging from the early 1900s to homes built recently. This variety allows for a variation in prices and makes buying a home affordable for almost any income level. No matter what part of town you make your home in, you will be sure to be happy living in the wonderful city of Huntingburg.
The main highway going through Huntingburg is US-231 and State Road 64. I-64 is conveniently about ten miles south of town. Evansville is about an hour away, and Louisville, Kentucky can be reached in about an hour and a half. We will have no trouble finding you the perfect home in Huntingburg if you’re ready to begin looking right away. Please feel free to contact one of our local realtors anytime.
There are a variety of eateries around town. Cafes, pizza shops, American, and Mexican cuisine seem to be the area favorites. There are many non-chain related pizza joints as well. However, the greatest praise is often given to Ron’s Place because of the amount of cheese topped on every pizza. Don’t forget to visit The Overtime for all of Indiana’s favorites. Huntingburg also has plenty to offer in terms of quick pick-up and delivery.
Huntingburg has multiple shopping centers including the Touch of Class Outlet Store as well as the 4th Street Shopping District. There are many other stores which can be found scattered across the area. The 4th Street Shopping District includes locally owned boutiques and cafes as well as shops filled with home decorating items and kitchenware. Huntingburg has everything you need to live life comfortably.
Huntingburg is home to four local parks including the very popular Huntingburg Park, most notable for being the league stadium home of the Dubois County Bombers. In addition to the impressive local ball field, Huntingburg Park is 40 acres with a walking path that includes a swimming pool, baseball and softball fields, tennis courts, shelter houses, horseshoe pitches, and playground equipment.
Other parks include the Charles C. Niehaus Memorial Park, Southside Park, and the local Bark Park. The local parks include such amenities as a driving range and target greens for the recreational golfer and a number of baseball fields. The local Bark Park is a wonderful one-acre park to take the family pet for some local socialization. Baseball is a popular sport in this area, and it should come as no surprise that Huntingburg is the birthplace of two famous baseball players: Cincinnati Reds 2005 Major League Player Alex Graman and the famous Bob Coleman.
Huntingburg has four main events each year including Herbsfest in September, Haunted Huntingburg in October, Christmas Stroll in early November, and Old Fashioned Christmas in December. Herbsfest is a community event aimed at the celebration of the local heritage complete with a parade, a craft show/flea market, food and activity booths, and even a pageant. It takes place every September, and this is a great way to get to know the community and have plenty of family fun. During Haunted Huntingburg, the whole community is turned into a spook-tacular city as neighbors compete to see who can make their house the most frightening. Ghost Tours are available during this weekend event, and the community can hear celebrated ghost stories told about the buildings located on historic 4th Street. There are also scary movie showings, a 5K zombie walk, Ping-Pong tournaments, and costume contests located around the city.
The Christmas Stroll marks the start of the holiday season in southern Indiana. Your family can enjoy the full experience of a Victorian Christmas with Strolling Christmas Carolers, Holiday Home Tours, and the famous Cookie Walk. The Christmas celebrations don’t just start in November; they continue into December with the “Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration” beginning with the Lighted Christmas Parade. The day ends with a performance of “A Night in Bethlehem” at the local Salem Church.
Currently, Huntingburg is experiencing job market growth in many areas including areas such as manufacturing and transportation. Plenty of industries are seeing growth in the area, and jobs are constantly becoming available in sales, construction, and health related fields. Our realtors are here to help you with the transition and to show you all that’s available in the area. We can find you a home close to work and any other necessary commodities. Travel is laid back in and around Huntingburg making it easy work to find the perfect home.
Huntingburg has three public schools: one elementary, one middle, and one high school. Southridge High School is located off US-231 south of town. Southridge Middle School and Huntingburg Elementary School are both located next door to the high school. Huntingburg has no private schools located within the city limits.