Lawrence Township

LOCATION

Lawrence Township is located in the northeast corner of Marion County with easy access to I-465 and I-69. Lawrence Township includes the city of Lawrence, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Geist and Castleton. Residents of Lawrence Township commute an average of 21.3 minutes to work.

POPULATION (figures based on 2000 Census)

Township: 111,961
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: Lawrence Police Department
Police: Indiana State Police
Fire Department: Lawrence Township Fire Department – 6260 E. 86th – 317-546-4911
Fire Department: Indianapolis Fire Department
Post Office: United States Post Office
Library: Marion County Public Library – Lawrence Branch

MEDICAL

Hospitals: Indiana University Hospital
Indianapolis: St. Vincent Hospital
Indianapolis: St. Vincent Women’s Hospital -Indianapolis
Indianapolis: Community Hospitals
Carmel: Clarian North Medical Center

NEWSPAPERS

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.ltschools.org
Elementary: Amy Beverland Elementary – 11650 Fox Rd – 317-964-4000
Elementary: Brook Park Elementary – 5259 N. David St. – 317-964-4100
Elementary: Crestview Elementary – 7600 E. 71st St. – 317-964-4200
Elementary: Forest Glen Elementary – 6333 Lee Rd. – 317-964-4900
Elementary: Harrison Hill Elementary – 7510 E. 53rd St. – 317-964-4300
Elementary: Indian Creek Elementary – 10833 E. 56th St. – 317-964-4400
Elementary: Mary Castle Elementary – 8502 E. 82nd St. – 317-964-4600
Elementary: Oaklandon Elementary – 6702 Oaklandon Rd. – 317-964-4800
Elementary: Skiles Test Elementary – 7001 Johnson Rd – 317-964-4700
Elementary: Sunnyside Elementary – 6345 Sunnyside Rd. – 317-964-4500
Elementary: Winding Ridge Elementary – 11825 E. 46th St. – 317-964-6800
Middle School: Belzer Middle School – 7555 E. 75th St. – 317-964-6200
Middle School: Crag Middle School – 6501 Sunnyside Rd. – 317-964-6400
Middle School: Fall Creek Valley Middle School – 9701 E. 63rd St. – 317-964-6600
High School: Lawrence Central High School – 7300 E. 56th St. – 317-964-7400
High Scool: Lawrence North High School – 7802 Hague Rd. – 317-964-7700
Other: Centralized Kindergarten North – 317-570-6110
Other: Centralized Kindergarten South – 317-545-4988
Other: KIND Alternative School – 7250 E. 75th St. – 317-423-2700
Other: McKenzie Career Center – 7250 E. 75th St. – 317-964-8000

RECREATION

Lawrence Township offers many little league baseball and soccer programs within the parks. Several major shopping areas are located in the township, the most notable being Castleton Square Mall, with 130 stores under its roof and an attraction complete with hotels and restaurants. Geist Reservoir is located within Lawrence Township which has been long appreciated by the residents as a recreational area for boating and fishing. The marina at Geist allows public access to the otherwise very private,prestigious community.