Looking for a tidbit to get your story started? Or something to add interest to your piece? Here are some facts that should do just the trick.

  • There are over 100 lakes in Kosciusko County.
  • The largest natural lake in the state of Indiana is located in Kosciusko County. Lake Wawasee covers 3200 acres.
  • The deepest natural lake in the state is also located in Kosciusko County. Lake Tippecanoe is 122 feet deep.
  • Indiana’s oldest stern wheel paddle boat is located on Lake Webster in the northern part of Kosciusko County. It began operations in 1929 and turned 79 years old in 2008.
  • Agriculture has been and continues to be one of the largest industries in Kosciusko County.
  • Kosciusko County is the leading producer of duckling in the world.
  • Kosciusko County is home to the world’s largest bio-diesel plant.
  • Kosciusko County produces over 12,000 tons of tomatoes annually which are made into Red Gold tomato products.
  • Clark Gable and Carole Lombard, a famous Hollywood couple from yester-year, frequented the Barbee Hotel, and even spent part of their honeymoon there.
  • The Warsaw Biblical Gardens is the 3rd largest in the world.
  • M*A*S*H alumni, McClaen Stevenson, performed at the Wagon Wheel Theatre in Warsaw.
  • The famous Winona Lake evangelist, Billy Sunday, was a professional baseball player prior to his call to ministry. The team he played for would later become known as the Chicago Cubs.
  • Pierceton’s historic Pennsylvania Railroad Depot was built in 1867.