Our Community

Our Community

There’s always something new to find and enjoy in Hancock County! Both families, who have called Hancock County home for years, and visitors just stopping by for the first time, sing the praises of our neck of the woods. Those who know the area best say it has something for everyone – parks, festivals, trails and a growing arts presence, just to name a few!

Quality Healthcare

Greenfield sits at the heart of Hancock County, the fifth healthiest community in the state of Indiana as of 2021.  Greenfield can also be found among the top healthiest communities in the United States according to U.S. News & World Report. Our city’s dedication to providing a wide array of quality health care services has paid dividends for the health of residents.

Hancock Health is a full-service community hospital with a focus on primary care, patient comfort and convenience. Hancock Health offers private rooms and a highly skilled medical and professional nursing staff as well as a state-of-the-art surgery department, 24-hour emergency services, OB services, progressive and critical care, inpatient hospice services, a total oncology program including a state-of-the-art radiation oncology center and a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services that are competitively priced. As a Mayo Clinic Care Network member, Hancock Health’s services are amplified by the knowledge of the world leader in medicine.

For a proactive approach to health, check out the Hancock Well-Being.

The Hancock County Health Department works to provide information and services dealing with environmental health, vital records, septic systems and immunizations, to name a few. You may contact the Health Department.

Whatever your health concerns may be, Hancock County is prepared to take care of you!


Hancock County is an ideal location to move a current business or start up your dream business. Strategically located along the I-70 corridor, Hancock County provides convenient access to major transportation corridors serving 75% of the nation’s population.

Summertime concerts, nights at the theater, unforgettable events, and the basis for a strong, valued community culture: You can have it all in Greenfield. We’re just 25 minutes away from some of the Midwest’s biggest events, but the everyday and the extraordinary live here.

Other things to see and do include:

  • Antique Shops
  • Campgrounds
  • Chalk Fest
  • Chapel in the Park Museum
  • Christmas Festival & Lights Parade
  • Chocolate Walk
  • Concerts – Outdoor Summer Concerts on the Courthouse Plaza
  • County Fair – Hancock County 4-H Fair
  • Farmers Markets
  • Historic Downtown Greenfield
  • James Whitcomb Riley Birthplace Home & Museum
  • Old National Road – U.S. 40
  • Old Log Jail Museum
  • Parks – numerous parks in the county
  • Pennsy Trail Art Fair & Music Festival
  • Pennsy Trail Walking Trail
  • Riley Festival
  • 2nd Fridays in Downtown Greenfield
  • Taste of Hancock County
  • Tuttle Orchard
  • Will Vawter Art Festival