Westfield

OVERVIEW

The town of Westfield was founded in 1834 by Quakers moving from North Carolina. Its roots are well-respected and celebrated still today, including those associated with the Civil War’s Underground Railroad. A haven for new business, both large and small, Westfield’s economy is a successful mix of manufacturing, retailing, and other office and warehouse sites.

Westfield is an attractive community for many first-time home buyers as well as life-long residents. It offers affordable living options such as apartments and traditional-style homes on rural roads in addition to large custom homes and golf villas for higher-income families and individuals. The area’s average home prices are between $135,000 and over $400,000.

LOCATION

The town of Westfield is 18 miles north of downtown Indianapolis and 8 miles north of I-465 at the junction of US 31 and State Road 32. Westfield is 6 miles west of Noblesville, the Hamilton County seat.

POPULATION (figures based on 2000 Census)

City: 9,293
County: 182,740 – Hamilton County

UTILITIES

Electric: Duke Energy – 800-521-2232
Gas: Citizens Gas of Westfield – 317-924-3311
Water: Municipal Water Works – 317-867-1116
Telephone: AT&T – 800-742-8771

PUBLIC SERVICES

Police: Westfield Police Department – 317-896-5236
Police: Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department – 317-773-1282
Police: Indiana State Police – 800-225-8576
Fire Department: Westfield Fire Department – 317-896-2704
Post Office: United States Post Office – 800-275-8777
Library: Westfield Public Library – 317-896-9391
Chamber: Westfield Chamber of Commerce – 317-867-8066

MEDICAL

Local: Riverview Hospital – 395 Westfield Rd., Noblesville, IN – 317-773-0760
Carmel: Clarian North Medical Center – 11700 N. Meridian St. – 317-688-2000
Indianapolis: Indiana University Hospital – 550 University Blvd. – 317-274-5000
Indianapolis: St. Vincent Hospital – 2001 W. 86th St. – 317-338-2121 (E)
Indianapolis: St. Vincent Women’s Hospital -Indianapolis – 8111 Township Line Rd. – 317-415-8111
Indianapolis: Community Hospitals

NEWSPAPERS

Local: Westfield Enterprise – 317-598-6397
Local: Noblesville Daily Ledger – 317-773-1210
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.wws.k12.in.us – 317-272-2920
Elementary: Carey Ridge Elementary – 16231 Carey Rd. – 317-867-6203
Elementary: Maple Glen Elementary – 17171 Ditch Rd. – 317-896-4700
Elementary: Oak Trace Elementary – 16504 Oak Ridge Rd. – 317-867-6400
Elementary: Shamrock Springs Elementary – 747 W. 161st St. – 317-867-7400
Elementary: Washington Woods Elementary – 17950 Grassy Branch Rd. – 317-867-7900
Middle School / Intermediate: Westfield Middle School – 345 W. Hoover St. – 317-867-6600
Junior High: Westfield Intermediate – 326 W. Main St. – 317-867-6500
High School: Westfield High School – 18250 N. Union St. – 317-867-6800

CHURCHES

Christ United Methodist – 318 N. Union St. – 317-896-5559
Eagle Creek Evangelical Friends – 18103 Eagletown Rd. – 317-896-3191
First Baptist Church of Westfield – 3205 E. St. Rd. 32 – 317-867-2808
Hortonville Friends – Route 4, Sheridan, IN – 317-758-5698
Little Eagle Creek Christian – 15642 Little Eagle Creek – 317-896-5433
Maple Park Wesleyan – 18515 N. Union – 317-896-3372
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel – 14598 Oak Ridge – 317-846-3475
St. Maria Goretti – 17104 Spring Mill Rd. – 317-896-5582
The Church of Praise – 17716 Eagletown Rd. – 317-896-9086
Westfield Friends – 324 S. Union St. – 317-896-9233

RECREATION

A 90-acre nature park is located on U.S. 31 two miles south of Westfield. Forest Park, a 55-acre park in Noblesville offers swimming, tennis, baseball, camping, picnicking, clubhouse, miniature golf courses, and the Indiana Museum of Transportation and Communication. Morse Reservoir is nearby offering all water sports and Conner Prairie Settlement is just a few miles away. The Buckeye Campground and Hillside Beach Club are located on S.R. 32 a quarter mile east of U.S. 31. Facilities include a campground, picnic area, swimming beach, waterslide and fishing. Several public and private golf courses are located within minutes of Westfield.