Where Progress, Creativity, and Community Thrive

Some of us were born here. Some came for an education, to start a career, or raise a family. And though we were drawn here for different reasons, we all found the same thing: a reason to stay.

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THRIVING COMMUNITY

Located between Chicago and Indianapolis, right off I-65, we are the proud home of Purdue University and one of the smartest working cities on the planet. Our people make art, advance science and make each other greater. You, too, can thrive here.



Ready to Join Us?

Whether you’re an individual interested in moving to Greater Lafayette for new opportunities or looking to start a business that leverages our world-class talent, we’re ready to help you get started!

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At the heart of our community are organizations of people who work, play, and belong right here in Greater Lafayette. They know what it takes to make our community greater, and we’re working with them every step of the way.

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NEW INIATIVES

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Greater Lafayette Kickoff 'bash

This 3-day event is a curated pre-game and post-game experience for football fans of all ages! With activities ranging from the Fan Experience to the Purdue Sports Collectibles and Memorabilia Tradeshow to Mosey Down Main Street, there are no GREATER REASONS TO PLAY AND STAY.

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Greater lafayette climate action plan

The cities of Lafayette, West Lafayette, and Tippecanoe County are joining forces in a historic, cooperative Climate Action Plan initiative. 

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2021 indiana community of the year!

The Indiana Chamber of  Commerce selected Greater Lafayette as the winner of its 2021 Community of the Year Award