Introduction to Zionsville, Indiana
Located in Boone county, Zionsville, Indiana, is 13 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana. The town is in the Indianapolis metropolitan area. Zionsville has a population of 8,775 residents.
Zionsville is located in Eagle Township, in Boone county, Indiana. It was officially incorporated as a town in 1852. The first resident of the area was John Miller and was named after William Zion, who, in collaboration with Elijah Cross, had built a railway station in Eagle Township. In 1861, Abraham Lincoln gave a whistle-stop speech in Zionsville. The development of Zionsville into a city began in 1990.
Zionsville and nearby Attractions
- Lincoln Park
- Munce Art Center
- P.H. Sullivan Museum
- Fort Harrison State Park
- Wolf Run Golf Club
- Becky Fehsenfeld Fine Art Gallery
Things To Do In Zionsville
The Munce Art Center, which is a part of the Sullivan Munce Cultural Center, is in the city. Downtown Zionsville has many shopping centers. The town has two prominent golf courses: the Zionsville Golf Course and Wolf Run Golf Club. The P.H. Sullivan Museum, the Lincoln Park, and Fort Harrison State Park are in the region.
Indianapolis International Airport is the nearest major airport.
Zionsville Higher Education
Butler University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Campus, and Ivy Tech State College-Central Indiana Campus, offer courses for higher education.