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The regions and communities of LaGrange County

Places you’ll encounter along the way

LaGrange County is home to the beautiful towns of Shipshewana, Topeka and LaGrange as well as forty charming communities including Howe and Mongo. Our Amish Backroads meander between beautiful lakes and are dotted with farms, markets and small shops. We invite you to simply make yourself at home and discover all that LaGrange County has to offer.

Horse and Buggy


The town of Shipshewana welcomes half a million visitors a year to our historic small-town streets. It’s no wonder—we’re home to one of the nation’s largest flea markets, exciting auctions and over a hundred unique shops. You’ll also cherish our simpler way of life as the perfect escape from your busy schedule.

Sunset at LaGrange County


Known for our generous hospitality, Topeka combines rural charm with progressive enterprise. Handcrafted wooden furniture and toys. Delicious home-cooked meals. And even a wildlife farm featuring domestic and exotic animals. Topeka has a little something for everyone.

Clothes Line in The Wind


The county seat for LaGrange County, the town of LaGrange centers on our beautiful 1878 Courthouse. Visitors with a sweet tooth can follow the sweet smell of candy as it’s been made for four generations. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy our hiking among 100 acres of northern hardwood forest.

Lake in The Evening

Lake areas

Over 70 lakes lap the shores of LaGrange County inviting you to relax by their still waters. The communities of Mongo, Stroh and South Milford welcome visitors to the lakes, rivers, and nature preserves surrounding their communities.