The frontier spirit is still ALIVE in Caldwell -

come create the life you want in CALDWELL!

Established  in 1871 astride the historic Chisholm Trail on US Hwy 81, Caldwell is a quaint community with original limestone buildings and street-spanning archway.  Throughout the year, the downtown space comes alive with an energetic vibe and respectful nod to our rough and rowdy history that put us on the map. Earning the early title, “The Border Queen,” this shining jewel on the prairie offered a place of opportunity to start a business and prosper.  To tame her wild side, Caldwell created a landing spot for families, churches, schools, and a better way of life. Caldwell is still after these very things—working together to create more, all while retaining her historic charm. Still an ambitious combination of amenities for a small village of 1,100, Caldwell has much to offer including a fantastic school, high speed fiber-fed internet, and health services catering to growing families to retiring Boomers aspiring for a place to create a safe, connected, vibrant life away from the hustle and bustle.

Membership Benefits

Did you know, being a Caldwell Chamber member give you amazing opportunities to promote your business? Not only in town, but to everyone in the world through the Chamber website.

Included with this are:

  • Business promotion

  • advertising exposure

  • business profile on website

  • email blasts

  • social media promotion

  • promotions

  • monthly lunch

  • ribbon cutting

  • key directory listing

  • sponsorship opportunities

  • tourism

  • community committees

And all of this serves to bring business leaders together to accomplish collectively what no one business could do alone.

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  Leah Sommerhoff

1st Vice President:

  Lesly Blosser

2nd Vice President:



  Courtney Rohrbaugh


Lucinda Wood

Kelsey Weems

Kathy Bluebaugh

Beth Lebeda





Special Events



Caldwell's downtown pocket park is an accessible public space that once housed the JC Penney building.  To fund the gazebo and landscaping, the Red Brick Memorial Walk was installed and can be engraved with names of families or businesses with Caldwell heritage.

To purchase a brick for Heritage Park, please contact the City office.


There are two choices for membership.

Business Membership


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