Delaware County

Area
395.91 sq mi
Population
115,616
Density
293/sq mi
County Seat
Muncie

Events

IRONMAN 70.3 Muncie
July
Old Washington Street Festival
September
Minnetrista's Enchanted Luminaria Walk
December

Top Employers

Ball State University
IU Health
Muncie Community Schools
Navient
Concentrix

Notable Residents

Ball Brothers
Industrialists and philanthropists famous for their Ball canning jars
Jim Davis
Cartoonist – Garfield
Ray Boltz
Christian singer and songwriter

Trivia

Muncie was the focus of the sociological studies by Robert S. and Helen Merrell Lynd’s Middletown studies and established the community as a barometer of social trends in the United States.

Tribune Showprint, located in Muncie, is the oldest continuously operating print shop in the country.

Ball State University has implemented the nation’s largest ground-source, closed-loop district geothermal energy system.

Get to know Delaware County

Courtney Thomas and fiancé walking across the street with a dog in downtown Muncie, Indiana
Ambassador: Courtney Thomas

Courtney is a healthcare public relations professional, freelance photographer, adventure seeker, and Muncie arts and culture enthusiast.

Visiting Delaware County? I have lots of favorite places, but you are most likely to find my fiancé and I snacking on sweet potato fries at Savage’s Ale House. It’s our favorite food in town.*Bonus* it’s located in my favorite neighborhood, Downtown Muncie!