There are four public school districts and one private in DeKalb County:
Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community School District
Hamilton Community School District
DeKalb Eastern Community School District
DeKalb Central Community School District
Lakewood Park Christian Schools (Private)
There are seven elementary schools, two middle schools, one junior-senior high school, and three high schools.
There are many colleges and universities located in and around DeKalb County.
The following are located in the Fort Wayne Metro Area:
Trine University, Angola, Indiana
Taylor University, Upland, Indiana
Direct access to key markets without high cost of doing business here.
I-69 connecting DeKalb County to Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, & Great Lake Regions.
I-80/90 is located 30 miles north of DeKalb County allowing easy access to prime markets & major cities.
US 6 as well as IN-1, 3, 8, 101, 205, 327, & 427 run through DeKalb County.
Car Rental, Limo, & Taxi Service
Many choices in ground transportation including several car rental agencies.
Limo and Taxi services are also located using Yellow Pages. Rates & services vary.
CSX & Norfolk Southern provide rail freight service to the area.
Carriers maintain local reciprocal switching agreements.
Rail passenger service is available at the Amtrak Terminal in Waterloo.
DeKalb County Airport Authority (GWB) has a 5000 ft runway and an Instrument Landing System (ILS).
FW Approach 126.6
Pilot Lounge, Meeting Rooms, Concierge Services, & FBO-Century Aviation.
Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) is 30 miles from DeKalb County
Multiple airlines with approximately 100 nonstop flights daily.
12,000 ft runway (one of the longest in the nation
Burns International Harbor is a 3 hour drive from DeKalb County. Norfolk Southern provides direct access to the harbor.
The harbor is 500 acres and is located on Lake Michigan. They offer a comprehensive list of services including year-round barge access to Atlantic ocean and Gulf of Mexico.
Also provides access to 22 states and 40% of the U.S. Market.
Toledo-Lucas County Port is approximately 2 hours from DeKalb County.
Diversified world cargo hub on the Great Lakes/Saint Lawrence Seaway system.
Full service regional airport.
Two of U.S. major highways.
Ohio’s busiest passenger rail terminal.
Electricity is provided by several utility entities in DeKalb County.
Steuben County REMC
AEP: Indiana Michigan Power
City of Garrett
City of Auburn
Natural Gas Providers
Supplied throughout DeKalb County by NIPSCO.
Includes telephone, cable, & internet in DeKalb County.
AT & T
Auburn Essential Services
Municipal Water & Sewer Services
Most of the cities & towns in DeKalb County provide water, sanitary, and storm sewer to development within their jurisdictional areas.