As a beautiful historic American town with vibrant community life, Wolcott is a great place to buy a home. The town of Wolcott is located in northwestern Indiana in White County. It a small-sized town with a quiet atmosphere and strong sense of community. Whether you're looking for an older home with a relaxing front porch or something more modern, our agents can help you buy real estate in Wolcott. Contact our Wolcott realtors today with any questions you have and to begin hunting for the right home for you.
You’ll find many great homes for sale in Wolcott. If you want to live in a small town with a safe feel and lots of community events, Wolcott should be near the top of your list. Our Wolcott realtors can help you find the home of your dreams and explore the options available in town. If you haven't quite made up your mind yet or have some questions, our realtors can help with that, too. They are here to help you through every stage of buying real estate in White County.
Wolcott was founded in 1861 by Anson Wolcott. The historic Anson Wolcott home serves as a central point for the town. It is home to Wolcott's Fourth of July celebrations and is located next to the town park. The Anson Wolcott Home is on the National Register of Historical Homes. Many other historic buildings and homes can also be found in Wolcott.
Modern homes and new builds are also on the real estate market. Wolcott is compact and small in size, which means that every home is town is within walking distance of stores, restaurants, and community amenities. Our Wolcott realtors know the area well and can help you find a house in your preferred style and price range.
This is also a town that is easy to get around in. US-24 runs through the middle of Wolcott providing easy access to other highways. Interstate 65 is only four miles from town. US-231 merges with US-24 as it passes through Wolcott. Both Chicago and Indianapolis are within a 90-minute drive. Saint Joseph College is 20 miles away. Purdue University is just 25 miles away.
Nearby towns with more shopping and entertainment options include Monticello, Remington, Rensselaer, and Logansport. Larger cities like Lafayette and Kokomo are a little farther away. The rest of White County is easily accessible by road from Wolcott.
US-24 runs through Wolcott, providing a base for many businesses in town. There are a number of dining and shopping options here. Along this road are several retail stores and businesses offering services and products including mechanical and car repair, groceries, gifts, knickknacks, and more. Dining options include pizza and sandwiches. Homes for sale in Wolcott are close to all of these shopping and dining options.
For more shopping choices, Monticello, Logansport, Lafayette, or Kokomo provide a plethora of shops and dining options that cover a range of tastes and preferences.
Wolcott is a cozy small town with many activities and events happening. The town has an active website and Facebook group to keep residents up-to-date on the happenings around town. There are bimonthly Town Council Meetings and a Fourth of July bash. The town is home to a community center and library. There are also a number of different churches in town as well as a variety of highly active community organizations and opportunities to be active in civic life.
When there are no events happening, residents of Wolcott take advantage of the numerous public spaces and amenities in town. There is a small lake, and the local town park is a popular gathering space.
Despite being a small town, Wolcott has many career and business opportunities to offer. The main industry in town is farming. Local businesses offer many employment opportunities as well. There is also the option of commuting elsewhere in the region for work and returning home to all that Wolcott has to offer at the end of the day. The main areas of employment in White County are agriculture, utilities, government, manufacturing, and healthcare. It is easy to commute from Wolcott to other cities and towns in the region. Once you get to Interstate 65, it takes to get wherever you need to go. Homes for sale in Wolcott are well connected to a good transportation network, making it easy to get to work.
Wolcott is home to Wolcott Elementary School. The school is centrally located so all children have easy access to it. The Tri-County School Corporation is responsible for the Wolcott area students. Older students attend Tri-County Jr./Sr. High School in Wolcott. The school offers a number of activities and clubs including agricultural contests, band, business conferences, leadership seminars, field trips, art contests, math and English conferences, and science Olympiads. In athletics the following sports are offered: golf, baseball, basketball, cross country, football, softball, track and field, and volleyball.
Wolcott is only 20 miles from Saint Joseph College and 25 miles from Purdue University. Saint Joseph's College is a four-year Catholic college offering bachelors and masters degrees. The Princeton Review named it a Best Midwestern College.
Purdue University in Lafayette is another nearby internationally renowned university. The Lafayette campus offers over 200 undergraduate majors and over 70 masters and Ph.D. programs as well as professional programs. Purdue is in the Big Ten Conference, which means there are plenty of amazing sports events all year round. The school has the second largest student body of universities in Indiana and often ranks in the top 100 in international rankings of universities.