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Welcome to Knox County Development Corporation

Opportunity knocks in Knox County Indiana • PO Box 701  Vincennes, IN 47591-0701 • TEL (812) 886-6993 • FAX 812.886.0888 •

Our Mission: "The mission of KCDC is to be the catalyst and leader for collaborations, programs, and strategies that promote a strong business climate through a proactive working partnership with government, business, entrepreneurs, education, non-profits, and the community at large."

Our Vision: Knox County is the vibrant center of business, history, culture, and economic vitality offering services, infrastructure, facilities, and possibilities to create opportunities for business, residents, and visitors to live, work and play in a thriving and historic Indiana community.                        

Knox County Indiana employers give high marks to their workforce when it comes to measuring productivity levels. The annual employee turnover rate is less than 5 percent, and absenteeism rates range from 0-3 percent per month.

If you have specific needs and do not see a Site or Building to fill them below, contact us - we can help!

Information on our existing industries, the cost of doing businesses, taxes, incentives available, government, services and tools for building a successful business are linked below.

The Median Center of US Population is approximately 20 miles west of Vincennes. Because of its strategic location near the Median Center of U.S. Population and the major urban centers, markets and industries, Knox County is a prime location for development and distribution.

Detailed information on the availability and providers of vital services including electric, gas, fire protection, telecommunications, waste water treatment, portable water, groundwater availability and transportation can be found via this link.

Knox County Indiana is a great place to live and work. The community is equally supportive of raising a thriving family or a successful business. And, it is a true community in every sense of the world. We invite you to take a look around, both this site and the Knox County area. We think you will like what you see.

The Knox County Development Corporation would like to acknowledge the Vincennes Sun Commercial, Indiana Economic Digest, InSide Indiana Business, the Evansville Courier and Press and other area resources for some of the news stories and photographs which appear in our news links. We appreciate their ongoing coverage of events which emphasize the growth of Knox County and its economic development efforts.

The Knox County Development Corporation can assist you from planning to completion of your project. How may we assist you? Note:All services are free-of-charge and inquiries are kept strictly confidential.

Here for You...

Knox County Development Corporation welcomes your inquires and will do everything possible to
assist in your consideration
of Knox County for your next expansion or location.

The US 41 Hwy Industrial
Site has the space you need. Click for details.

Tour Your "Virtual Facility".
Click for slide show . You can also preview or download a Power Point or PDF of a presentation of this unique approach to providing what you need on your schedule.

Copies of our brochure are now available for online viewing or download in English and Japanese.

Knox County Development Corporation Logo
1101 North 3rd Street
PO Box 701
Vincennes, IN 47591
TEL (812) 886-6993
FAX 812-886-0888

Grow Your Business in Knox County Indiana

The Knox County Development Corporation (KCDC) is the first contact source for economic development in Knox County Indiana. The KCDC is always sensitive to changes in the economy. We make it our business to stay ahead of the curve to ensure our labor force is ready when change comes. Talk to us. We will work with you to provide a home for your company in Knox County, Indiana.

Please take a moment to view a slide show from our Annual Meeting

Our operating budget is largely privately funded. KCDC also receives funding through its contracts with the city of Vincennes and Knox County to provide economic development services. Our stated mission is: "To maintain and improve the quality of life, including environmental concerns, for the citizens of Knox County by developing the overall economy of the county."

Views of success- roll over links below

US 41 Industrial Park

annual meeetings at KCDC

Some Recent Celebrations in Knox County

Let Us Put You in the Picture...

We Provide

  • Site and building searches
  • Facility location studies
  • Assistance with feasibility studies
  • Assistance with qualifying for incentives
  • Introductory Office Space for qualified candidates
  • Marketing assistance to aid in staffing your facility
  • Training assistance for qualified candidates

Database Maintenance

  • Industrial sites and buildings
  • Free land available
  • Economic and demographic data
  • Regional workforce data
  • Incentives and funding assistance
  • State, local and regional information

This mission is taken very seriously. In a 135 acre industrial park owned by KCDC, five acres have been purchased by CCX. FIA Corporation (Futaba Indiana of America) has built a 500,000 square ft. advanced manufacturing facility to produce internal frame parts for Toyota's Princeton,  Indiana plant on 30 acres, Farbest Foods' $70 million + facility began operations in December of 2013, MacAllister purchased 12.24 acres for the company's expansion into the park and the Vincennes Township Fire Department has a station on the property, providing complete hazmat and emergency sevices onsite should tenants have need. Click here for or details on these capabilities. Potential tenants, including Advanced Manufacturing, Logistical Support and Emerging Energy firms will benefit from the park's location and support sevices.

Knox County Development Corporation welcomes your inquires and will do everything possible to assist in your consideration of Knox County for your next expansion or location.


Vincennes and Knox County featured in the May/June publication of the State's BIZVOICE magazine


 Vincennes and Knox County was the featured story in the issue that was circulated throughout the entire state and heavily utilized with consulting companies who specialize in site selections. 

Click here to view a PDF of the featured article online.

Special thanks to those leaders /companies who participated in placing advertisements in this issue:

  • Vincennes University
  • Farbest Foods, Inc
  • City of Vincennes
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Pioneer Oil Company, Inc.
  • Bestway Express, Inc
  • Ewing Printing Co., Inc
  • Burkhart Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • KCDC