When you enter Swayzee, you are greeted by a sign reading "Welcome to the only Swayzee in the World." It refers to a World War II servicemen who addressed a postcard to Swayzee without any more specific information like the state included. The postcard arrived nonetheless.
Swayzee is truly a one of a kind place to live. The town is a small town in northeastern Indiana in Grant County. Swayzee is only an hour’s drive from the state capital of Indianapolis, so it offers all the perks of small town living while being close enough to a big city that you can still get everything you need and have access to jobs.
Our Swayzee realtors can help you become acquainted with the town and find the perfect home for you in Grant County. Homes for sale in Swayzee offer great value. Don't miss out on your chance to live in a safe and quiet community where there is always things to do. Homes for sale in Swayzee are ideal for all types of homebuyers and come in a range of styles and sizes.
The town is mostly made up of homes, cornfields, and a stretch of businesses along Main Street. There are a number of homes for sale in Swayzee. Our Swayzee realtors can help you find the home that is right for you. Homes on the market range in price, style, and location. Regardless of your budget, our Swayzee realtors can help find a home that meets your needs. Even the most inexpensive Swayzee homes are well located and allow you to live in a charming small town.
State Road 13 runs through Swayzee. To the west along State Road 13 is the city of Marion. To the north you can access US-35 and State Road 22. The city of Kokomo is also conveniently close. Interstate 69 lies to the east and Interstate 65 is to the west. Both Muncie and Fort Wayne offer shopping and dining alternatives if you want to drive a little further. Grant County's three cities Gas City, Jonesboro, and Marion are all 20 minutes away. Homes in Swayzee offer excellent transportation links and easy access to nearby cities. It is easy for residents to commute for work or to go to a nearby city to shop or catch a movie.
Despite its status as a small town, Swayzee has a number of businesses for residents to take advantage of. Entrepreneurs do well in the town and run a variety of shops and restaurants. Food options include traditional American restaurant food and pizza. Shopping options include a gas station, tobacconist, convenience store, bank, hair studio, gift and knick knack shop, and antique store. All homes for sale in Swayzee are located near its shops and businesses. You can satisfy your basic needs within town.
For anything you can't get within Swayzee, you can always go to one of Grant County's other fine cities and towns. For larger purchases and more specialized needs or for a variety of dining options, you can go to Indianapolis or Fort Wayne. Both are easy to get to using nearby highways. All homes in Swayzee are centrally located and make it easy to get around. Talk to one our Swayzee realtors today about amenities in town.
Swayzee has an active and vibrant community life. As a small town, much of the town's culture and entertainment is done on an informal basis. Neighbors get to know one another and pass the time strolling Main Street or running errands at local shops. The town is dotted with green spaces and public gathering areas. Nearby are several state parks and recreational areas including the Taylor Wilderness, Miami State Recreation Area, Red Bridge State Recreation Area, Mississinewa Lake along with several rivers, creeks, and streams.
The town of Swayzee has an active website with event listings and information. There are plenty of activities for families to do. There is a town board and periodic town council meetings. Annually the town organizes the Swayzee Farm Days Festival and Swayzee Rummage Days. Swayzee also has a police department, ambulance service, medical clinic, volunteer fire department, water and sewage utility, planning commission, and park board.
Swayzee may be a small town, but its location provides access to city employment as well. There are a number of local industries and businesses that offer employment opportunities. Swayzee is an excellent place to open a business or to run a farm. The most common industries in Swayzee are manufacturing, retail, construction, education, healthcare, social services, public administration, transportation, and warehousing. The most common jobs are metal and plastic workers, assemblers, production, mechanics, repairmen, management, mapping/drafting, and maintenance.
Swayzee is connected with cities throughout the region that make it easy for residents to commute for work and return home at the end of the day. Nearby cities and towns make for a short commute of about 20 minutes, depending on traffic. Further afield are Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, which offer an array of professions and other industries. Talk to our Swayzee realtors about your specific employment needs and what location in town would be best for you. Wherever you buy a home for sale in Swayzee, it is easy to get around the town and the region.
Swayzee is served by the Oak Hill United School Corporation. Swayzee Elementary School is located on Washington Street. The district is also home to Sweetser Elementary and Converse Elementary. Students then attend Oak Hill Junior High School and Oak Hill High School in Converse. The schools here offer technology programming and a high ability program. As home to the Golden Eagles, sports include cross country, golf, cheerleading, football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, swimming, wrestling, track, softball, and baseball.