Live, learn, work, and play in a place you’d love to vacation

Monroe County offers a spectacular quality of life for young families, entrepreneurs, college students, and retirees. Bloomington has a contemporary college-town vibe, while Ellettsville has a charming hometown atmosphere. There has never been a better time to be in The Indiana Uplands, an area that excels in both lifestyle and opportunities. 

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Designated a USA Tree City by the Arbor Foundation and also dubbed the Fun City and the Gateway to Scenic Southern Indiana, we enjoy four colorful seasons and mild winters. There are always great things to see and do, so thousands of people visit our community year round.

Our events calendar is filled with festivals. One of our most famous events is Little 500, the annual bicycle race central to the 1979 movie Breaking Away. That event draws 25,000 visitors each year. Our residents enjoy sophisticated cultural amenities including collegiate sports at Indiana University, as well as energetic nightlife, and unique venues, including Constellation Stage and Screen, the nationally-acclaimed Comedy Attic, and the Bluebird, a premier music venue since 1973. We're also a paradise for foodies, with every imaginable type of cuisine available in over 350 local restaurants and microbreweries. Our area also has some excellent wineries and distilleries

The incredible outdoors is accessible through many local parks and nearby Monroe-Morgan State Forest, Yellowwood State Forest, Monroe Lake, and Griffy Lake. The area offers 35 miles of walking and cycling trails, too.

Beyond the amenities, Monroe County, Bloomington, and Ellettsville comprise a community where everyone is welcome and encouraged to thrive.

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Live your best life in Monroe County, Indiana.