10 Best Tourist Attractions in Indianapolis

10 Best Tourist Attractions in Indianapolis

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3 Popular Attractions In Indiana

  • Oliver Winery: Winery in Bloomington, Indiana.
  • Indiana Facts:

    • True to its motto, “Cross Roads of America” Indiana has more miles of Interstate Highway per square mile than any other state. The Indiana state Motto, can be traced back to the early 1800s. In the early years river traffic, especially along the Ohio, was a major means of transportation. The National Road, a major westward route, and the north-south Michigan Road crossed in Indianapolis. Today more major highways intersect in Indiana than in any other state.
    • Indianapolis grocer Gilbert Van Camp discovered his customers enjoyed an old family recipe for pork and beans in tomato sauce. He opened up a canning company and Van Camp’s Pork and Beans became an American staple.
    • Sarah Walker, who called herself Madame J.C. Walker, became one of the nation’s first woman millionaires. In 1905 Sarah Breedlove McWilliams Walker developed a conditioning treatment for straightening hair. Starting with door-to-door sales of her cosmetics, Madame C.J. Walker amassed a fortune.
    • Indianapolis has the most interstate legs in the United States, hence the state nickname, “Crossroads of America.”
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    City of Indianapolis and Marion County
    Official seal of Indianapolis, Indiana

    Nickname(s):

    “Indy”, “Circle City”, “Crossroads of America“, “Naptown”, “Racing Capital of the World”, “Amateur Sports Capital of the World”, “Railroad City”[1]
    Location within Marion County

    Location within Marion County
    Indianapolis is located in Indiana

    Indianapolis
    Indianapolis
    Location within Indiana

    Indianapolis is located in the United States

    Indianapolis
    Indianapolis
    Location within the United States

    Indianapolis is located in North America

    Indianapolis
    Indianapolis
    Location within North America

    Coordinates:

    39°46′07″N 86°09′29″W / 39.76861°N 86.15806°W / 39.76861; -86.15806Coordinates: 39°46′07″N 86°09′29″W / 39.76861°N 86.15806°W / 39.76861; -86.15806

    Country United States
    State Indiana
    County Marion
    Townships Center, Decatur, Franklin, Lawrence, Perry, Pike, Warren, Washington, Wayne
    Founded January 6, 1821[2]
    Incorporated (town) September 3, 1832[2]
    Incorporated (city) March 30, 1847[2]
    City-county consolidation January 1, 1970[3]
    Government

    •Type Strong mayor–council
    •Body Indianapolis City-County Council
    Mayor Joe Hogsett (D)
    Area

    State capital and consolidated city-county 367.93sqmi (952.95km2)
    •Land 361.64sqmi (936.64km2)
    •Water 6.29sqmi (16.30km2)
    Elevation

    718ft (219m)
    Population

    State capital and consolidated city-county 887,642
    •Rank 15th in the United States
    1st in Indiana
    •Density 2,454.50/sqmi (947.69/km2)
    Metro

    2,111,040 (33rd)
    Demonym(s) Indianapolitan[7]
    Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
    •Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
    ZIP Codes
    61 total ZIP codes:
    • 46201–46209, 46211, 46214, 46216–46231, 46234–46237, 46239–46242, 46244, 46247, 46249–46251, 46253–46256, 46259–46260, 46266, 46268, 46274–46275, 46277–46278, 46280, 46282–46283, 46285, 46290–46291, 46295–46296, 46298
    Area code(s) 317 and 463
    FIPS code 18-36003[8]
    GNIS feature ID 2395423[5]
    Website www.indy.gov

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