The Continuously Growing County in Indiana
25 years ago Hamilton County, located just north of Indianapolis, consisted primarily of cornfields and country roads. Today, we find sprawling subdivisions, a vibrant cultural community, nationally recognized schools, and featured sporting venues. Let’s take a closer look inside the top-5 places to live in Hamilton County.
Westfield is one of the fastest growing communities in Hamilton County. Not only does this community boast some of the best schools in Indiana, but also features a growing sports culture. Sports fans may find that Grand Park, which starting in 2018, will be host to the Indianapolis Colts summer training camp, is the right kind of place for them. It is a hub of activity and fun in this fairly small city.
There’s no shortage of things to do in Noblesville. There are several historical sites, an outdoor performance theater, a plethora of parks, and many different golf courses to spend the day on. One of Noblesville’s most famous golf courses is Purgatory Golf Club, this links-style course has something for all skill levels, and provides a glorious golf experience that will keep you coming back.
Known for its small-town charm, Zionsville’s downtown area is designed to have a village feel, consisting of small shops, hand laid brick roads on Main Street, boutique shopping, and local eateries. One of its most popular eateries is The Loft Restaurant and Dairy Bar at Traders Point Creamery. The Loft Restaurant is a farm-to-table restaurant with a strong organic emphasis, that the whole family is sure to enjoy.
The downtown area of Fishers has been developed as a walkable destination for dining, shopping, and working. The Nickel Plate District Amphitheater is one of Central Indiana’s premier outdoor music and event venues! It hosts a variety of events including concerts, cultural events, festivals, the Fishers Farmers Market, and much more. Expanding on the multitude of things to do in this city, Fishers is now home to IKEA, Portillo’s, and Topgolf all hot spots in the community.
This city that calls itself “A City to Experience” is the No. 1 place in Indiana for today. People looking to find a great working city need look no further than Carmel. There are plenty of amenities to indulge in, such as Joe’s Butcher Shop and Mitchell’s Fish Market. There’s more to Carmel than a great working atmosphere and places to shop. There are a ton of biking opportunities, such as the Monon Trail. For those interested in more cultural pursuits, there is an arts and design district centered around The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts, which hosts festivals throughout the year as well as a variety of performing arts events.
While Hamilton County is one of the nation’s fastest-growing areas, the towns within it will never forget the history and heritage that makes them unique.