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  • 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.
  • There are two other tour boats in Indiana’s Kosciusko County: SS Lilly Pad and the Oakwood Resort Tour boat, both on Lake Wawasee.
  • Kosciusko County is home to over seven public beaches for clean family fun!
  • Jump on board a Muskie fishing guide service for a chance to experience catching this illusive fish.
  • Home to three breweries and a beautiful countryside winery, make for a relaxing wind down story.
  • The last three years have seen the Breakfast Wars, Taco Wars, Pizza Wars and Burger Wars in Kosciusko County. Each excellent!
  • Try the Instant Gratification Trail. This hot-cold trail seem at odds with one another… until you’ve given it a go!
  • There are currently over 10 local “Fresh Air Flavor” restaurants waiting to serve you outside and/or lakeside.
  • 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.
  • 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.