Sweetser is a charming small town located along State Road 18. The town's proximity to nearby cities including Marion, Wabash, Huntington, and Kokomo gives it easy access to big city amenities. Living in Sweetser offers a comfortable lifestyle. The town has historical links to agriculture and the railway.
Sweetser has many green spaces and opportunities to be active, and it’s home to the Sweetser Switch Trail, which links to the Cardinal Greenway. Sweetser is also part of a high ranking school district that makes this a great place to raise kids.
Our Sweetser realtors can help you find the right home for you in the town. Homes for sale in Sweetser offer great value. The community is a peaceful and safe place to live. Real estate opportunities in the town are perfect for buyers of all backgrounds and budgets. Contact our Sweetser realtors today to get started in the process of buying a home for sale in Sweetser.
There are a number of homes for sale in Sweetser. The town has a long history dating back to the arrival of the railway that gave it its name in 1867. A series of switches were built which gave it the eventual name of Sweetser. Many homes have been built in a range of styles and time periods since Sweetser began.
Our Sweetser realtors can help find the home that is right for you. Even the most modest homes in Sweetser are charming and are a quality choice. Homes for sale in the town offer great value and the chance to live in a safe and quiet small town.
Highway 18 runs east-west through Sweetser and is called Marion St. as it passes through town. Other local highways pass by close to town as well: State Road 13 runs just to the west of Sweetser; US-35 runs to the south; and Interstate 69 is to the east just past Marion. Marion is a ten-minute drive from Sweetser, and Wabash is a half hour drive away. Fort Wayne and Indianapolis are quite a bit further but perfect for a weekend trip. Homes for sale in Sweetser have excellent transportation links. The town is conveniently located near these cities and in particular Marion, providing excellent opportunities for both commuters who want to return to a quiet place at the end of the day and those who want the option of going shopping in the city.
Sweetser may be a small town, but it still has a number of shopping and dining options to offer residents. Food options include café fare, classic American food, and sandwiches. If you want to go out for a bite to eat, there are quality options within walking distance of all homes for sale in Sweetser. Shopping options include flowers, communications, and groceries. You can get basic necessities in town and find other more optional needs as well.
For anything you can't get in town you can go to nearby cities. Marion is only a ten-minute drive away, making it an easy go-to location for all those things you can't get in town. Jonesboro and Gas City are both a 20-minute drive from Sweetser. For anything more that that, you can go to Fort Wayne or Indianapolis.
Sweetser is famed for the Sweetser Switch Trail. It is a popular place to walk, run, ride a bike, roller blade, cross country ski, and horseback ride. The trail spans the entire town and runs three miles beyond its limits. In Marion the trail connects with the Cardinal Greenway. Pipe Creek runs along the edge of Sweetser and is visible from the trail. The trail includes a Garfield statue.
Located along the Sweetser Switch Trail is Paradise Park, the only dog park in Grant County. It is included along the trail, and dogs can freely run off leash in the park. The Miami State Recreation Area and Red Bridge State Recreation Area at Mississinewa Lake are nearby.
Sweetser is served by a weekly and a daily newspaper active in the area. The town has an active website with information about events and happenings. Annually, Sweetser hosts the Pumpkin Walk. These festivities include a parade and pumpkin carving contest. Farmers markets are held at Sweetser Elementary School throughout the spring and summer. Bimonthly town council meetings are open to the public, giving residents the opportunity to be involved in civic issues.
Despite being a small town, Sweetser has many career and business opportunities to offer residents. Several local businesses in town offer employment. The most common industries in Sweetser are manufacturing, public administration, transportation, warehousing, retail, accommodation, food services, finance, insurance, and administrative. The most common jobs here are production, metal and plastic workers, laborers, mechanics, electricians, and supervisors.
It is also easy to commute for work within the region. Marion is only ten minutes away, making it easy to live in Sweetser and work there. There are four universities including Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion and two medical buildings within 20 minutes of town. Homes for sale in Sweetser offer excellent employment opportunities for both those looking to work locally and those interested in commuting. Sweetser has an excellent business environment. It is also a great place to come home to after a day at work.
Sweetser is served by the Oak Hill School District. The district frequently achieves top rankings for academic performance. Homes for sale in Sweetser are perfect for families with kids who want to live near good schools. Younger students attend Sweetser Elementary. Converse Elementary and Swayzee Elementary are the other elementaries schools in the system. Older students move on to Oak Hill Junior High and Oak Hill High School in Converse, which is only a ten-minute drive outside of Sweetser.