Named one of the best places to live in Elkhart County by Niche, Nappanee is a flourishing city – a place that people are excited to call home. We continue to flourish with our strong heritage of hard work, service above self, and future vision that has continued to shape Nappanee.
Located just south of the Michigan/Indiana border by 25 miles, Nappanee has a population of 6,780. Nappanee is situated within Elkhart County in Northern Indiana. The landscape in Northern Indiana is physically characterized by very flat to very rolling terrain. It is also considered part of the Great Lakes Megalopolis. Indiana has a humid continental climate, with cool winters and warm, comfortable summers.
Nappanee also has top-ranked education. The Wa-Nee Community School System has 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school and 1 high school. We were named the #1 place with the best public schools in Elkhart County according to Niche.