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This page was developed to give you a better insight as to what makes Rensselaer an enjoyable place in which we live, work and play.  We hope you find these additional links helpful and informative.


  • Fenwick's 

  • eMber's Station

  • Janet's Kitchen

  • The Baked Bean

  • Rick's Pizza

  • Ayda's Mexican Cuisine

  • Taqueria Mexico

  • Mt Hood Pizza

  • Not Your Typical Wingz

  • Northside Bar & Grill (Must be 21 years to enter)

  • Wagon Wheel Bar & Grill (Must be 21 years to enter)

  • Main Street Bakery

  • Cup of Joy, Too


  • Baymont Inn

  • Comfort Inn 


  • Erica's Boutique

  • Sorrel & Rye Mercantile

  • Unique Finds

  • Earth Magic Body Potions

  • Cup of Joy, Too

  • Brookside Florist

  • Backroad Blooms

  • Brown's Garden & Floral

The Jasper County Courthouse is located in the heart of Rensselaer and is also the county seat. For any information, such as public records you may find them at

The City of Rensselaer takes great pride in the annual events that bring our community together. Our staple events include the Little Cousin Jasper Festival, Taste of Rensselaer, Oktoberfest, Farmer's Market, Fire Department's Pancake Breakfast, Art in the Alley, Prairie Arts-Carnegie Center Events, Christmas Parade, Cruise Night and Relay for Life.

As a community, we have many organizations that help to promote and improve the quality of life in Rensselaer, such as the Chamber of Commerce, Jasper County Economic Development Organization, Retail Merchants Association and Main Street Rensselaer.

Rensselaer is also home to Franciscan Hospital, The Jasper County Sheriff's Department, Rensselaer Amtrak, Rensselaer Central School Corporation (Grades Pre-K to 12), St. Augustine School (Grades K-5), Good Samaritan Food Pantry, Jasper County Division of Family Resources and the Jasper County Health Department.

You will find in the City of Rensselaer we have an excellent Police Department, large park systems, low cost utility rates, and a state-of-the-art recycling & trash program.

Free online newspaper serving Jasper County & Rensselaer, Indiana


Contact Us

City of Rensselaer
124 S Van Rensselaer St
Rensselaer, IN 47978
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  • Phone: (219) 866-5212
  • Fax: (219) 866-7551
  • Staff Directory
  • Monday - Friday 7:30am -4:00pm

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