Located in the South Bend/Mishawaka/Elkhart area. South Bend alone has a local population of over 300,000, with a drawing area of over 500,000. Excellent schools, affordable housing and four seasons. South Bend is the home of Notre Dame University and there are numerous cultural and recreational opportunities typically found only in larger cities. Just 90 minutes from downtown Chicago, and 30 minutes from Lake Michigan and have over 50 inland lakes in the area.