Goshen, Indiana is a town of 29,383 people (As of the 2000 census). It is located about 100 miles east of Chicago and 30 miles east of South Bend, Indiana in north-central Indiana. It is the county seat of Elkhart county. The town's preferred nickname is the Maple City.
In 2004, the Mayor is Allan Kaufman.
It is primarily known as a center of manufacturing for recreational vehicles and accessories. It is also home to Goshen College, a nationally recognized liberal arts college.
On December 6, 2001, Goshen was in the national news due to a shooting at Nu-Wood Decorative Millwork. While initial reports said that 35 people had been shot, the actual facts were that the gunman, Robert Wissman killed one co-worker (plant general manager Greg Oswald), wounded 6 others, and took his own life.
Web Sites and Links
Goshen Chamber of CommerceIncludes business directory, demographic information, city services, area hotels and attractions, and information on the chamber staff.
The Goshen News OnlineDaily news, sports, obituaries, and classifieds with online announcement and letter submission forms, personnel list, and local links.