Pike Township

LOCATION

Marion County is divided into 9 approximately equal segments with Pike Township located in the northwest corner of the county. The northwest suburbs include the outstanding area of Eagle Creek.

POPULATION (figures based on 2000 Census)

Township: 71,465
County: 860,454 – Marion County

UTILITIES

Electric: Indianapolis Power & Light
Gas: Citizens Gas & Coke Utility – 317-924-3311
Water: Indianapolis Water – 317-639-1501
Telephone: AT&T – 800-742-8771

PUBLIC SERVICES

Police: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department
Police: Indiana State Police – 800-225-8576
Fire Department: Indianapolis Fire Department – 317-327-6041 (E)
Post Office: United States Post Office – 800-275-8777
Library: Marion County Public Library – Pike Branch – 317-269-1889

MEDICAL

Indianapolis: 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 – 317-444-4000
Indianapolis: Indianapolis Business Journal – 317-634-6200

AIRPORTS

Indianapolis: Indianapolis International Airport

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

Websites: Department of Education – 317-272-2920
Websites: www.pike.k12.in.us – 317-272-2920
Elementary: Central Elementary – 7001 Zionsville Rd. – 317-298-2778
Elementary: College Park Elementary – 2811 Barnard St. – 317-298-2788
Elementary: Deer Run Elementary – 5401 N. High School Rd. – 317-299-1266
Elementary: Eagle Creek Elementary – 6905 W. 46th St. – 317-291-1311
Elementary: Eastbrook Elementary – 7839 New Augusta Rd. – 317-298-2784
Elementary: Guion Creek Elementary – 4301 W. 52nd St. – 317-298-2780
Elementary: Snacks Crossing Elementary – 5455 W. 56th St. – 317-295-7200
Middle School: Guion Creek Middle School – 4401 W. 52nd St. – 317-293-4549
Middle School: Lincoln Middle School – 5353 W. 71st St. – 317-291-9499
High School: Pike High School – 5401 W. 71st St. – 317-387-2600
High School: Pacers Academy High School – 3919 Lafayette Rd. – 317-387-8352
High School: Pike Freshman Center – 6801 Zionsville Rd. – 317-347-8600
Superintendent: Perry Township Education Center – 317-387-2200

Year Round Schools: New Augusta South Elementary – 6250 Rodebaugh Rd. – 317-388-7800
Elementary: New Augusta North Middle School – 6450 Rodebaugh Rd. -317-388-7700
Elementary: Fish Back Creek Public Academy – 8301 W. 86th St. – 317-347-8470

RECREATION

There are numerous parks, golf courses and swimming pools in Pike Township. In addition, Pike Township is the home of Eagle Creek Park, the nation’s largest municipal park, which contains Eagle Creek Reservoir, a 1300 acre lake with facilities for swimming, boating and fishing. The park features nature trails, a golf course, an Indiana Museum and facilities for craft classes and picnics. LafayetteSquare, which is located in Pike Township, is one of the largest malls in the state. It is anchored byseveral of Indianapolis’ largest and most well known retailers. There are many hotels/motels and restaurants located within the community.