Most frequent questions and answers
There are many ways for residents to show their community pride and get involved. Share your vision of Remington and Wolcott and invite your neighbors and family to do the same. Sign up as a volunteer with the Main Street program or attend a RWCDC or Town Council meeting to voice your opinions. You can even make a difference by working together to clean up and fix neglected areas of the community to show you care about the way we look to potential new residents.Watch for news updates on this web site to keep current on the development progress and for meeting dates and times.
Remington and Wolcott are conveniently located along the I-65 corridor. Remington and Wolcott are just over 90 minutes from Chicago and Indianapolis. It is a 30 minute drive to Lafayette and West Lafayette, home to Purdue University. Rensselaer is the nearest town in Jasper County, while Monticello is close by Wolcott in White County.
A variety of Christian denominations offer ministry and fellowship, while the Tri-County Cavaliers compete in high-school football, volleyball, cross country and boys and girls basketball. Many students are members of the local 4-H and FFA. Other activities include band, cheerleading, and special interest clubs such as chess, art, book, languages and national honor society.
Being within 30 minutes of Purdue University offers additional amenities including continuing education, theater, college sports, restaurants and shopping.
Remington and Wolcott has churches of different Christian denominations including Presbyterian, Christian, Catholic, Evangelist, Baptist, Methodist, Apostolic, Mennonite and non-Denominational.
Remington, located in Jasper County, has a population of approximately 1,300. The majority of the residents have lived in the area for 45 years or more, although a growing number of new residents have moved into the area in the past five years.
Wolcott, located in White County, has a population of approximately 900. The majority of the residents have lived in the area for 45 years or more, although a growing number of new residents have moved into the area in the past five years. According to STATS Indiana, Jasper County, home to Remington, has grown nearly 21% since 1990, while White County, the county where Wolcott is located, has maintained a steady population growth of 8.6%.
Remington and Wolcott offer a variety of housing options for those seeking to own a home or rent a house or apartment. Existing neighborhoods contain a variety of housing styles, including Prairie Style, American Four Square, and Bungalow. Plans also are underway for new housing and neighborhood development on the northwest side of Remington.
Remington is located in Jasper County, while Wolcott is in the neighboring county of White. The two towns are connected by U.S. 24/231. Both communities are accessible from Exit 201 on I-65.
The Tri-County School Corporation serves both towns. The school district consists of Tri-County Primary, serving kindergarten through 2nd grade; Tri-County Intermediate, serving grades 3 through 5; and Tri-County Middle-Senior High School for grades 6 to 12. Current school district enrollment is 764 students.
The largest employers in the community are Dwyer Instruments, Tri-County School Corporation, and Cives Steel. Other businesses include FBI Buildings, Impact Omni, Industrial Pallet, Irving Materials, Solae LLC, Remington Hybrids and Monsanto.