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Fishers, Indiana Community History

Fishers, Indiana, formerly known as Fishers Station and originally as Fishers Switch, came into being in June of 1872 when Salathiel Fisher divided his land into Town lots. In those days it was common for new communities to spring up along railroads and Fishers was no exception, hence the early reference to a train station or 'switch'. The railroad quite naturally drew residents and businesses to the area, the first of which was a gristmill and sawmill located approximately where the Nickel Plate restaurant is today. Fishers is located in Delaware and Fall Creek Townships in southeaster...

June 28th, 2012 | Indiana Communities, Fishers, Indiana Community History

Indiana Facts

Capital: Indianapolis State abbreviation/Postal code: Ind./IN   Governor: Mitchell Daniels, R (to Jan. 2013) Lieut. Governor: Becky Skillman, R (to Jan. 2013) Senators: Evan Bayh, D (to Jan. 2011); Richard G. Lugar, R (to Jan. 2013) U.S. Representatives: 9 Historical biographies of Congressional members   Secy. of State: Todd Rokita, R (to Jan. 2011) Treasurer: Richard E. Mourdock, R (to Jan. 2011) Atty. General: Greg Zoeller, R (to Jan. 2013)   Organized as territory: May 7, 1800 Entered Union (rank): Dec. 11, 1816 (19) Present constitution adopted: 1851 Motto: ...

March 5th, 2012 | Indiana Communities, Indiana Facts

Carmel Indiana

Carmel Indiana is a city located on the northern edge of Indianapolis Indiana. It is approximately a 15 minute drive on North Meridian Street to downtown Indianapolis. We have lots of photos of Carmel Indiana for you to see and a video that you might find interesting: The population growth has been increasing very rapidly. The 2005 population is estimated at more than 60,000. In 2000 it was 37,733. Carmel Busines Carmel is home to many successful companies such as HSBC Finance, Pearson education (formerly MacMillan Publishing). Many mid-sized and smaller companies dot the landscape of Carme...

February 27th, 2012 | Indiana Communities, Carmel Indiana

Zionsville Indiana

Zionsville Indiana is located on the extreme southeastern border of Boone County Indiana - just northwest of Indianapolis Indiana.  Zionsville is often referred to as an affluent suburb of Indianapolis.  Zionsville's downtown area is village-style with a brick road on Main Street. History of Zionsville Zionsville began as a promotion by William Zion, a railway speculator who built a railway station on Elijah Cross' land.  The town became chartered in 1852, and by the end of the decade had accumulated a population of 364.  In 1861, Abraham Lincoln made a speech in what is ...

December 19th, 2011 | Indiana Communities, Zionsville Indiana

Brownsburg Indiana

Brownsburg Indiana is located only 10 miles northwest of Indianapolis Indiana in Hendricks County.  It is one of the fastest growing towns in Hendricks County and has “Four Star” schools.  There are several recreational activities, as well as many places to shop and dine. History In 1836, Brownsburg Indiana was founded with the opening of a post office.  It was named after one of the first settlers to the town, James B. Brown.  Brownsburg was incorporated in 1848, but remained fairly quiet until the past couple of decades when the population began to expand by...

December 12th, 2011 | Indiana Communities, Brownsburg Indiana

Brownsburg Indiana Primary Schools

Brown Elementary School: Kindergarten - 6th Grade, 340 Stadium Drive, Brownsburg, IN 46112; phone 317-852-1498.  666 students attend Brown Elementary School. There are 34 teachers on staff, giving Brown Elementary School a student-teacher ratio of 19:1.   Cardinal Elementary School: Kindergarten – 6th Grade, 1900 South Hornaday Road, Brownsburg, IN 46112; phone 317-852-1036.  677 students attend Cardinal Elementary School. There are 34 teachers on staff, giving Cardinal Elementary School a student-teacher ratio of 20:1.   Delaware Trail Elementary School: Kinderga...

October 31st, 2011 | Indiana Communities, Brownsburg Indiana Primary Schools

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