Introduction to Hartford City, Indiana
Hartford City History
Located in the southwest portion of the Blackford county, Hartford City is its county seat. Initially, the town was a small farming community. The late 1880s witnessed industrial boom in the area, owing mainly to the discovery of natural gas resources. This transformed the village from an agrarian economy to an industry-based economy.
Hartford City and nearby Attractions
- Muncie Children's Museum
- Blackford county Historical Society Museum
- James Dean Memorial Gallery
- Fairmount Historical Museum
- Ouabache State Park
Things To Do In Hartford City
The Muncie Children's Museum and The James Dean Memorial Gallery are nearby. Exhibits pertaining to the local history are shown at the Fairmount Historical Museum. The Ouabache State Park has many opportunities for recreational activities such as biking, boating, camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, and tennis.
Hartford City Transportation
The closest airport to the city is the Fort Wayne International Airport.
Hartford City Higher Education
The Ball State University, the Indiana Wesleyan University, and the Anderson University are the closest higher education schools.