Carmel, Indiana’s 8th largest city, lies immediately north of Indianapolis in Hamilton County. An ever-growing suburb, Carmel maintains its identity as a city in its own right, despite being minutes from a major metropolitan area. CNN Money Magazine named Carmel the winner of its annual Best Places to Live list in 2012, attributing its number-one standing to Carmel schools, arts and entertainment options, and economic vitality.
Northeast of Indianapolis, the city of Fishers is a growing suburb poised for even more development in the near future. Downtown Fishers, home to local shops and eateries, will undergo renovations and expand to give families more entertainment options and bring a greater sense of community to this sprawling city. A host of family-friendly attractions draw in visitors and keep residents excited about their town.
Indianapolis, or Indy as it is known by locals, is situated in Marion County in Central Indiana and is both the state capitol and the largest city in the state. Indianapolis is easy to navigate by car and also offers residents reliable public transportation that continues to expand. As far as traffic goes, Indianapolis traffic is smooth in comparison to other large cities. Indianapolis is one of the least congested cities in the United States.
Noblesville, Indiana is 21 miles northeast of Indianapolis in the heart of Hamilton County. A combination of historic architecture, a quaint downtown area, and popular modern attractions puts Noblesville on the map as a place that offers something for everyone. With over 50,000 residents, Noblesville is still growing and becoming a cultural and commercial destination.
Westfield, Indiana is twenty miles north of Indianapolis. Westfield is an established city that is still growing as it expands. Recent annexations coupled with rapid population growth have Westfield poised for new developments to accommodate the community it serves.
Zionsville, Indiana is eight miles northwest of Indianapolis. Zionsville combines a downtown village atmosphere with sprawling suburban neighborhoods. Commercial amenities meet quaint cultural attractions to give residents a little bit of everything.