Introduction to Rushville, Indiana
The city of Rushville, which is located in the Rushville Township, is the county seat of Rush County. The county was named after Dr. Benjamin Rush, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776. It was formed in 1882. In 1940, Wendell Willkie campaigned for the presidential election against Franklin D. Roosevelt, who was from Rushville.
Rushville and Nearby Attractions
- James Whitcomb Riley House (Greenfield)
- Grover Museum
- Greenburg Reservoir State Fishing Area
- McMaze Indiana
- Whitewater Canal State Historic Site
Things To Do In Rushville
Golfing opportunities are available at Antler Pointe Golf Club in Rushville. Popular parks include Laughlin Park, Mahoning Valley Camp, and the Memorial Park. Well known museums include Grover Museum and the James Whitcomb Riley Birthplace & Museum. A trip to historical sites such as James Whitcomb Riley House (Greenfield) and Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, may be planned. The Greenburg Reservoir State Fishing Area has provisions for boating, fishing, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, and hunting.
Flights are available at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
Rushville Higher Education
Nearby colleges include Anderson University, Bethany Theological Seminary, and Butler University.