Introduction to Frankfort, Indiana
Frankfort, Indiana, in Clinton county, is 21 miles SE of Lafayette, Indiana and 40 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana. The people of the city are in the Lafayette metropolitan area. Frankfort has a population of 16,662.
John Nicholas and William Pence were the earliest settlers in this area. They settled here in 1829. The following year they donated 60 acres of land to the county commissioners. William Douglas laid out the Town of Frankfurt on this tract of land, and the plat was filed in June of 1830.
Frankfort and nearby Attractions
- Frankfort Country Club
- Frankfort TPA Park
- Dorner Park
- Gem City Park
- Cool Lake Golf Club
- Broadview Lake Campground
Things To Do In Frankfort
There are countless opportunities for outdoor recreation in and around Frankfort. A number of golf courses are also nearby. Local TPA park has a public pool and other facilities like playgrounds, picnic spots and paved walking paths. The most anticipated local festival is the Hot Dog Festival, which is celebrated every July.
Indianapolis International Airport is the nearest major airport.
Frankfort Higher Education
Higher education can be obtained from Purdue University, Butler University and Ivy Tech State College.