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In Wolcott, everything is within walking distance from your front porch. A beautiful town park and community center, library, churches, grade school, businesses and so much more. The town's Historical Wolcott House is a great place to meet or hold a reception. It's also the center of our yearly Summer Celebration on the 4th of July. This event draws a huge crowd of people to the best small town fair and fireworks display in the state.


Local Organizations

American Legion Post 294

The American Legion provides life-changing assistance and guidance for veterans, military personnel, their families and communities in thousands of ways every day around the world. Help comes in the form of personal assistance, cash grants, donated goods, disaster relief, labor, networking, volunteerism and advocacy.

Anson Wolcott Historical Society

This group is the steward of the beautiful historic Wolcott House, known as the “jewel of White County.” They maintain and preserve it for future generations, make the Victorian mansion available for rental, and host special open houses throughout the year when they teach about the history of Mr. Wolcott and the town.

Mainstreet of Wolcott

This is a community development group that started over 10 years ago to promote, preserve and protect our historic town and downtown areas. The Wolcott Main Street and the Town of Wolcott have created a climate that fosters economic development in our historic downtown, and we have lots of great incentives for business owners who are ready to fulfill their dream of starting a small business.

Remington Wolcott Community Development Committee:

This nonprofit organization that works with several different entities in the community to develop a contemporary thriving economy and community that attracts new residents and development; increases the enrollment of the Tri-County School Corporation and enhances the region's quality of life. They have developed a vision to build our communities, attract new businesses and welcome new residents, develop the natural landscape, and create a vibrant corridor linking the two towns. 


Wolcott Community Public Library Board of Trustees

This group governs the operation of Wolcott’s outstanding small library, conveniently located right on the highway, in the center of town.


Wolcott Summer Festival Committee:

The Wolcott Summer Festival Committee works very hard, every year, to put on Wolcott’s annual Summer Festival! The festival takes place on July 4th to celebrate America and the community of Wolcott.

Psi Iota Xi, Gamma-Upsilon

The Wolcott Psi Xi Sorority is a philanthropic organization that meets the needs of the community and its residents. Some of the things that the sorority does; send fifth graders to the symphony; collect and distribute food and gifts through their annual Angel Tree project at Christmas; give a scholarship to a graduating senior choral student. The sorority plants flowers in the pots along the highway. They also make their delicious cheese balls every fall, which is their main fundraiser.


Emergency & County Services

Emergency Services

For all emergencies, call 9-1-1

Police, Fire, Ambulance


Wolcott Ambulance Service (non-emergency) 219-279-3131

Wolcott Police Department (non-emergency) 219-279-2216 ext. 2


Indiana Poison Control: 800-222-1222


Before you Dig: Phone 811 to have utilities marked


County Services

For a condensed list of social agencies for the Wolcott and White County area.

White County Services

Alzheimer/ Dementia Support in the Wolcott area.



Faith in God is an important aspect of life in Wolcott and our community is strengthened by many active churches.

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