Delaware County

395.91 sq mi
293/sq mi
County Seat


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

Top Employers

Ball State University
IU Health
Muncie Community Schools

Notable Residents

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


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

Ambassador: Trenton Bush

Born and raised in Delaware County, Trenton Bush is a graduate of Ball State University and has spent much of his career in New York City working in the fashion industry with designers such as Betsey Johnson and brands INC, Alfani, and Tasso Elba. Upon returning to the Hoosier State, he has parlayed his marketing knowledge to embrace Delaware County and promote Muncie as the Director of Marketing for the Muncie Visitors Bureau. With a knack for branding and attention to detail he is a natural ambassador for the county. Very approachable and friendly he would love to connect with you and discuss what makes Delaware County a great place to live, work, and enjoy life here in Indiana. Whether you are a visitor or planning on moving to Muncie, Trenton is a great resource and his commitment to DE&I allows him to advocate for all people that make up the rich tapestry of the region. Please feel free to reach out and connect with him with any questions that you may have about Delaware County.

Visiting Delaware County? My favorite place is downtown Muncie. The people, great food, and overall atmosphere are all so attractive and makes the heart of the city a great place to spend time. It makes my 3rd place so unique and ever evolving. Never the same day twice.