Nestled alongside the beauty of the Ohio River is a cluster of houses and small strip of businesses that makes up Tobinsport, Indiana. Tobinsport is an unincorporated community in this area of southern Indiana in Perry County. The community is ideal for individuals looking to live in a place with a low population density that is also close to natural beauty. Residents of Tobinsport live the simple life. The community has a cozy and peaceful feel, making it a great place to live.
Whether you are curious about Tobinsport or are dead set on a house there, our Tobinsport realtors can answer your questions and get you started in the process of buying real estate. Our Tobinsport realtors are knowledgeable about the Ohio River area and can help find the perfect property for you. Whether you are looking for a home or a larger plot of land to farm, ranch, or turn into an acreage, our real estate agents can assist you.
Tobinsport is a rustic community that offers a range of properties. Homes have been built during a number of periods and in different sizes. Many homes are available with a larger lot that you can farm, use as a yard for your kids to run around in, or have as a beautiful surrounding for your property. Homes range from luxurious to more affordable. Even the simplest of homes in Tobinsport offer great value and the chance to live in a beautiful and quiet community.
Tobinsport is formed around State Road 166 and Tobinsport Road. It is bordered by the Ohio River to the south and the Hoosier National Forest to the north. You can get on US-60 on the other side of the Ohio River.
Nearby communities include Owensboro, Tell City, Rockport, Ferdinand, Santa Claus, and Cannelton. Cloverport, Kentucky is directly across the river from Tobinsport. A much larger city, Louisville, is an hour and a half away to the east. Evansville is an hour and a half to the west. Nashville is two and a half hours away to the south.
As a mostly rural place, there are very few businesses and shops in Tobinsport itself. The Main Street centers on State Road 166 and Tobinsport Road. Here you can find a small stretch of businesses that make up the main drag of town. Most eating and shopping will either be done at a handful of places, or you have to drive to a nearby city to do it. Dining choices include pizza, sandwiches, burgers, brunch, subs, and American food. For most basic shopping and necessities, residents of Tobinsport go in to Tell City or other nearby communities.
Most of the cultural life and entertainment occurs on an informal basis here. As a small, rural unincorporated community, there is no library or community center in Tobinsport. You will have to go to a city or town nearby to access these resources. Tobinsport does offer many natural recreational opportunities. The Ohio River is right next to the town. Depending on where you purchase a home for sale in Tobinsport, the Ohio River might be within view of your property. It will certainly be within easy access.
The Hoosier National Forest lies just to the north of Tobinsport. Managed by the United States Forest Service, the forest is a beautiful park set in the hills of Indiana. There are numerous caves in Hoosier National Forest since the bedrock below the forest is made of karst. The forest includes many oaks and other hardwoods native to this area. Sundance Lake is a major attraction located within the park. It is open to fishing and is the site of indigenous ritual dances. There are numerous trails in Hoosier National Forest that can be used for horseback riding, biking, and hiking.
Tobinsport is also near the Shawnee National Forest, Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, Mark Twain National Forest, and Ozark Scenic Riverways to the west. The Daniel Boone National Forest and Cherokee National Forest lie to the east.
Tobinsport is a rural community that has a low population density. There are a few local businesses but not a large number. Ranching and farming are a large part of the local economy. Forestry and park-related jobs are available in the Hoosier National Forest and other nearby parks. Residents of Tobinsport can commute for work in nearby towns and cities or work from home. Many enjoy driving to work in a town or city and returning to a quiet and peaceful country home at the end of the day. The most common industries in Tobin Township are metal and metal products, repair and maintenance, agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, construction, furniture and related product manufacturing, food products, nonmetallic mineral products, finance, insurance, accommodation, food services, public administration, health care, personal care, and department and other general merchandise stores.
Tobinsport is served by the Perry Central Community School Corporation. Perry Central Elementary School is located in the town of Leopold as well as Perry Central Junior-Senior High School. Leopold is 35 minutes away in the Hoosier National Forest. Band, cheer, sports, and clubs are offered.