Introduction to Anderson, Indiana
Anderson, Indiana, in Madison county, is 34 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana. The city is part of the Indianapolis metropolitan statistical area. About 59,734 people live in Anderson.
According to historians, Anderson was either named after Chief William Anderson or Adam E. Anderson, who was a planner and architect who laid out and built the first two streets of the town. Anderson was incorporated in 1838 and as city in 1865.
Anderson and nearby Attractions
- Paramount Theatre
- The Anderson Center for the Arts
- Hoosier Park
- Mounds State Park
- Anderson Speedway
- Gruenewald Historic House
Things To Do In Anderson
The city offers a wide range of recreational facilities from movies, shopping, dining, and sports. There is a local golf course as well. There are many parks in the area offering a host of facilities for a variety of activities.
Delaware County Airport offers air transportation.
Anderson Higher Education
Anderson University and Indiana Business College are local institutions where one can pursue higher education.