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An old fire truck transporting people down the road during the Strassenfest Parade in Jasper, Indiana
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Located in southern Indiana, Jasper is a thriving community full of history and culture. Visit the Dubois County Museum to learn about the area’s past, then take a Jasper Historical Walking Tour to see the Jasper City Mill, the Spirit of Jasper Train & Depot, and more. Spend a day fishing in Beaver Lake Park or hiking the trails in The Parklands of Jasper, then cool off in the Jasper Municipal Swimming Pool or the splash pad at Central Green Park. Jasper offers several unique shopping opportunities, from the trendy fashions at Wild Rose Boutique and Firefly Boutique to the gifts and home fashions at Impulse. Grab a burger at Brew, taste traditional German cuisine at Schnitzelbank Restaurant, enjoy a sweet treat at Takes the Cake, then top it off with a locally crafted beverage at St. Benedict’s Brew Works. The Jasper Community Arts Commission offers a wide variety of cultural experiences, including theater productions at the Jasper Arts Center, local artist exhibitions at the Krempp Gallery, and the workshops and studios of the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center. Jasper celebrates food and culture with unique annual events like the Jasper Strassenfest, the Chalk Walk Arts Festival, and the Jasper O’Tannenbaum Days. Located 52 miles southwest of Jasper, Evansville Regional Airport offers direct flights to Charlotte, Atlanta, Dallas, and more.

Population

16,703

Internet Speed Rating

1000 Mbps

Closest Airport

Evansville Regional Airport • 52 mi

Weather (High/Low)

87 / 25

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)

$220,096

FUN FACT


A celebration of the city’s German heritage, Jasper’s Strassenfest is a four-day street festival that includes a biergarten, parades, fishing and golf tournaments, fireworks, and more. The summer festival draws over 30,000 visitors every year, and more than 1,300 pounds of bratwurst are consumed during the event.

Kimberly Cavazos received the $5,000 grant and relocated with her husband and their three children to Dubois County from Tollhouse, California.

Russell Mehringer received the $5,000 grant and relocated with his wife and their 10-month-old son and pets to Dubois County from Nashville, Tennessee.

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