Introduction to Mooresville, Indiana
Located in Morgan county, Mooresville, Indiana, is 15 miles SW of Indianapolis, Indiana. The town is considered part of the Indianapolis metropolitan area. Mooresville has a population of 9,273.
Mooresville was founded by Samuel Moore in 1824, of whom the town is named after. The first cabin in the town was built by Asa Bales. The first school society of Mooresville was established in 1828. Mooresville was incorporated as a town in 1838. The Savings Bank of Mooresville, which was the town's first bank, was established in 1872. The town is located in Morgan county, which was formed in 1822.
Mooresville and nearby Attractions
- Academy Building Museum
- White River State Park
- Children's Museum of Indianapolis
- Fort Harrison State Park
- President Benjamin Harrison Home
- Indianapolis Art Center
Things To Do In Mooresville
Mooresville is home to the Academy Building Museum and the Grace Missionary Church. The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Eiteljorg Museum, Indiana State Museum, and Indiana Medical History Museum are less than a half-hour drive away. The President Benjamin Harrison Home and James Whitcomb Riley House are among the other historic sites near Mooresville. In addition, the White River State Park and Fort Harrison State Park offer many recreational opportunities.
Indianapolis International Airport is the closest airport to the city.
Mooresville Higher Education
Higher education is available at University of Indianapolis, Butler University, and Ivy Tech State College - Central Indiana.