HISTORY: Surveyor Harrison Wood platted Cromwell in June 1853 on the site where Abel Mullen had built a cabin in 1849 for manufacturing black salt from ashes. Mullen’s business was unprofitable, but he did become the town’s first postmaster. 

POPULATION: 504, according to the 2013 Census estimate. 

GOVERNMENT: Cromwell Town Council consists of three elected members. A Clerk-Treasurer is elected every four years. Cromwell Town Hall is located at 111 N. Jefferson Street. Find more information at the town's website. Call (260) 856-2108. 

EDUCATION: West Noble (WN) School Corporation can be reached at (260) 894-3191 and all schools are located in Ligonier. WN Primary serves kindergarten through 1st grade; WN Elementary serves 2nd through 4th grade; WN Middle School serves 5th through 8th grades; WN High School serves 10th through 12th grade.

UTILITIES: Water and sewer services are provided by the town, garbage services are contracted, and a volunteer fire department serves the town. Find details on the town website

POLICE: The Cromwell Town Marshall is located at 111 N. Jefferson Street and may be reached at (260) 856-3838.

FIRE: The Sparta Township Volunteer Fire Department is located at 201 Water Street and may be reached at (260) 856-4555.

POST OFFICE:   USPS located at 117 N. Jefferson Street in Cromwell, zip code 46760.


117 N. Jefferson Street, 856-2512. The postmaster is Christina Tevis, postmaster of the Ligonier office. Hours are weekdays 7:30am to noon and 2pm to 3:30pm, and Saturdays 10am to noon. A village post office branch is located in the Town Hall on Water Street.