Just north of Fort Wayne near Auburn and Kendallville, Garrett, Indiana is a charming town you’ll love calling home. On the weekend, you can enjoy numerous parks in Garrett like Westside Park and Feick Park. Your family will also love the annual Independence Day celebration in East Side Park as well as swimming and youth programs at JAM Recreation Center. In nearby Auburn, you can check out the National Military History Center or the National Automotive and Truck Museum and then dine at highly rated Bo Doogie’s BBQ. Enjoy golfing, delicious dining and plenty to do when you call the Garrett area home!
As Garrett grows, so do the job opportunities. Garrett embraces small business entrepreneurs by partnering with small business owners. If you’re not as interested in entrepreneurship, some of the top employers in Dekalb County that offer a variety of job options include Rieke Corp, Walmart, Dekalb Hospital Home Care and Therma-tru Doors. Garrett residents also commute to Fort Wayne to work for major employers like Lincoln Financial, Lutheran Health Network, Sweetwater Sound and more! Your students have excellent athletic and academic opportunities with Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community School District. For anyone in your family pursuing a higher education, Indiana Institute of Technology, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and Harrison College, Fort Wayne are all nearby options.