Introduction to Batesville, Indiana
The city of Batesville was founded by George H. Dunn in 1852, in order to begin the John Callahan Trust Company, which was established to buy land to create new towns. Batesville was named after Joshua Bates, who platted the city, which was then a town. The first major builder in Batesville was Henry Boehringer, a German immigrant.
Batesville and Nearby Attractions
- Milan '54 Museum
- Whitewater Canal State Historic Site
- Brush Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area
- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
- McMaze Indiana
Things To Do In Batesville
People in Batesville have access to many recreational activities. They may tour the Sisters of St. Francis Motherhouse and Chapel, visit the Michaela Farms or explore the Weberding's hand-carving wood shop. Walking or biking at Brum Woods, or fishing at Memorial Pool may also be enjoyed. Golfers can play at Hillcrest, Cricket Ridge or North Branch Golf Course. Other attractions of Batesville are McMaze Indiana, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, and the Newport Aquarium.
Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport is the nearest major airport.
Batesville Higher Education
Colleges nearby include Art Academy of Cincinnati, Bethany Theological Seminary, and Cincinnati Christian University.