Franklin Township

LOCATION

Marion County is divided into 9 approximately equal segments, with Franklin Township located in the southeast corner of the county.

POPULATION (figures based on 2000 Census)

City: 32,080
County: 860,454 – Marion County

UTILITIES

Electric: Indianapolis Power & Light
Gas: Citizens Gas & Coke Utility
Water: Indianapolis Water
Telephone: AT&T

PUBLIC SERVICES

Police: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department
Police: Indiana State Police
Fire Department: Franklin Township Fire Department
Post Office: United States Post Office
Library: Marion County Public Library – Franklin Road Branch

MEDICAL

Hospitals: Indiana University Hospital
Indianapolis: St. Vincent Hospital
Indianapolis: St. Vincent Women’s Hospital -Indianapolis
Indianapolis: Community Hospitals
Indianapolis: St. Francis Hospitals

NEWSPAPERS

Local: Franklin Township Informer – 317-862-1774
Indianapolis: Indianapolis Star
Indianapolis: Indianapolis Business Journal

AIRPORTS

Indianapolis: Indianapolis International Airport

SCHOOLS (Various private and parochial schools also serve this area)

Websites: Department of Education
Websites: www.ftcsc.k12.in.us
Elementary: Acton Elementary
Elementary: Adams Elementary
Elementary: Arlington Elementary
Elementary: Bunker Hill Elementary
Elementary: South Creek Elementary
Elementary: Thompson Crossing Elementary
Elementary: Wanamaker Elementary
Intermediate School: Kitley Intermidiate School
Middle School: Franklin Township Middle School
High School: Franklin Central High School
High School: Lutheran High School – 5555 S. Arlington – 317-787-5474
High School: Roncalli High School – 330 Prague Rd. – 317-787-8277

RECREATION

There are numerous parks, golf courses and swimming pools within Franklin Township. The community of Wanamaker and city of Beech Grove are located mid-way between 2 major shopping malls – Greenwood Park Mall and Washington Square mall.