Center Township

LOCATION

Marion County is divided into nine approximately equal segments, with Center Township located in the center of Marion County, which contains the downtown Indianapolis area.

POPULATION (figures based on 2006 Census)

Township: 167,055

UTILITIES

Electric: Indianapolis Power & Light
Electric: Duke Energy
Gas: Citizen’s Gas & Coke Utility
Water: Indianapolis Water
Telephone: AT&T

PUBLIC SERVICES

Police: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department
Police: Indiana State Police
Fire Department: Indianapolis Fire Department
Post Office: United States Post Office
Library: Indianapolis-Marion County Library

MEDICAL

Indianapolis: Indiana University Hospital
Indianapolis: St. Vincent Hospital
Indianapolis: St. Vincent Women’s Hospital -Indianapolis
Indianapolis: Methodist Hospital
Indianapolis: Wishard Memorial Hospital
Indianapolis: Community Hospitals

NEWSPAPERS

Indianapolis: Indianapolis Star
Indianapolis: Indianapolis Business Journal

AIRPORTS

Indianapolis: Indianapolis International Airport

SCHOOLS

Websites: Department of Education
Websites: www.ips.k12.in.us

RECREATION

There are numerous parks, tennis courts, swimming pools, golf courses and community centers in Center Township. Many museums and historical sites are also located in Center Township, including the Indiana State Museum, the Indianapolis Children’s Museum, the Eiteljorg Museum, the Indiana World War Memorial, the Madam Walker Theatre, the Benjamin Harrison Home and the James Whitcomb Riley Home. There are many major shopping areas located in Center Township, most notably the Circle Center mall located in downtown Indianapolis. Such special events as the Mini Marathon, The Indianapolis 500 Festival Parade, Circle Fest, RCA Tennis Championships, and Zoobilation take place in Center Township in the downtown Indianapolis area.