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Bent Oak Golf Club

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3610 Bent Oak Trl
Elkhart, IN 46517

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Black Squirrel Golf Club

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1017 Larimer Dr
Goshen, IN 46526

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Christiana Creek Country Club Elks #425

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116 West Bristol St
Elkhart, IN 46514

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Elcona Country Club

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56784 County Road 21
Bristol, IN 46507

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Maplecrest Country Club

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611 Hackett Rd
Goshen, IN 46528

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McCormick Creek

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1300 N Oakland Ave
Nappanee, IN 46550

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Meadow Valley Golf Club

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57600 State Rd 13
Middlebury, IN 46540

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Old Orchard Golf Course

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24682 County Road 16
Elkhart, IN 46516

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Parmore Golf Course

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68279 State Rd 15
New Paris, IN 46553

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Raber Golf Course

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1417 W Vistula St
Bristol, IN 46507

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Spring Meadow Farm
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Middlebury, IN
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Timber Ridge Golf Club

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12507 County Road 44
Millersburg, IN 46543

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Elkhart County, Indiana, a little more ...

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Michiana Golf :: Serving Golfers in Northwestern Indiana / Southwestern MichiganElkhart County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. Much of the county is in the Elkhart-Goshen Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in turn is part of the South Bend-Elkhart-Mishawaka Combined Statistical Area. As of 2010, the county's population was 197,559.

Elkhart County is also in the Northern Indiana region known as Michiana, 20 miles east of South Bend, 110 miles east of Chicago, and 150 miles north of Indianapolis. The area is playfully referred to by locals as the recreation vehicle (RV) capital of the world and is known for its sizable Amish population. For the latter reason, the county teams up with neighboring LaGrange County to promote tourism by referring to the area as Northern Indiana Amish Country. The county seat is Goshen.

At the beginning of the 19th century, the area now known as Elkhart was mainly inhabited by the Potawatomi tribe. Pioneers began settling in the area known as the Elkhart Prairie in 1829 and on April 1, 1830 Elkhart County was officially established with its original county seat in Dunlap. After some reorganizing of the county borders, the seat was moved to Goshen near the geographical center of the county.

There are several theories concerning the origin of the county's name. The first says that the county was named after an Elkhart tribe. However there is no historical proof that such a tribe existed. Another theory, one provided on the city's website, says that Elkhart's Island Park looks like an elk's heart. However, it is unknown how anyone could have known what the island looked like from above. Hot air balloons existed at the time but the first air flight did not take place until the late 19th century. A third theory, and the most likely, claims that the county was named after the Shawnee Indian chief Elkhart, cousin of the famous Chief Tecumseh, and father of princess Mishawaka for whom neighboring Mishawaka is named.

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