Perry Township

LOCATION

Marion County is divided into 9 approximately equal segments. Perry Township is in the center of the southernmost third of the county. The City of Southport and portions of Beech Grove are located in Perry Township. I-465 cuts through the Township, making this community appealing for thsoe who work at or near the airport.

POPULATION (figures based on 2000 Census)

Township: 92,838
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: Beech Grove Police Department
Police: Southport Police Department
Police: Indiana State Police
Fire Department: Perry Township Fire Department
Fire Department: Beech Grove Fire Department
Fire Department: Indianapolis Fire Department
Post Office: United States Post Office
Library: Marion County Public Library

MEDICAL

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

NEWSPAPERS

Local: Southside Times
Local: The Spotlight – 317-788-4554
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.msdpt.k12.in.us
Elementary: Clinton Young Elementary – 5740 McFarland Rd. – 317-789-3400
Elementary: Glenns Valley Elementary – 8239 Morgantown Rd. – 317-789-2800
Elementary: Henry Burkhart Elementary – 5701 Brill Rd. – 317-789-3600
Elementary: Homecroft Elementary – 1551 E. Southview Dr. – 317-789-3500
Elementary: Jeremiah Gray Elementary – 5225 Gray Rd. – 317-789-4300
Elementary: Lincoln Elementary – 5241 Brehob Rd – 317-789-3800
Elementary: MacArthur Elementary – 454 E Stop 11 Rd. – 317-789-2500
Elementary: Mary Bryan Elementary – 4355 E Stop 11 Rd – 317-789-2600
Elementary: Rose Parks Elementary – 7525 Wellingshire Blvd. – 317-789-2900
Elementary: Southport Elementary – 261 E. Anniston Dr. – 317-789-3300
Elementary: Winchester Village Elementary – 1900 E. Stop 12 Rd. – 317-789-2700
Middle School: Perry Meridian Middle School – 202 W. Meridian School Rd. – 317-789-4100
Middle School: Perry Meridian 6th Grade Academy – 202 W. Meridian School Rd. – 317-789-1300
Middle School: Southport Middle School – 5715 S. Keystone Ave. – 317-789-4600
Middle School: Southport 6th Grade Academy – 5715 S. Keystone Ave. – 317-789-1400
High School: Perry Meridian High School – 401 W. Meridian School Rd. – 317-789-4400
High School: Southport High School – 971 E. Banta Rd – 317-789-4800
Other: Perry Township Education Center – 6548 Orinoco Ave. – 317-789-3700
Other: RISE Special Services – 5391 Shelby St. – 317-780-4278
Other: University of Indianapolis – 317-788-3368 – 800-232-8634

RECREATION

There are numerous parks, tennis courts, swimming pools, clubs and other recreational facilities located in or near Perry Township.