Located just 8 miles northwest of Indianapolis, Zionsville has the proximity of being just down the road to large metropolitan shopping, restaurants, business and events, yet far enough away to retain the quiet and quaintness of a small town. Noted as one of the most desirable suburban towns in America; Zionsville was founded in 1852, and has a population of 26,710 as of 2017. Zionsville is only a 8 mile commute to Indianapolis or a quick 20 minute drive into the heart of Indy. With convenient access to Indianapolis International Airport only 24 miles away.
It is an ideal environment for raising a family due to a variety of factors such as school quality, crime rates, and median household income. Zionsville is close to Traders Point Creamery a farm-to-table restaurant ranked as one the “25 best restaurants” by Visit Indy as well as home to several museums, a nature center, and a cultural center.
In addition to the Village’s daily amenities, it also hosts weekly, monthly and annual events and festivals.
- The annual two-day Zionsville Lions Club Fall Festival the weekend after Labor Day attracts over 25,000 visitors every year.
- The Zionsville July 4th Celebration attracts 15,000 visitors.
- Brick Street Market, the Saturday after Mother’s Day, features over 175 artists and craftspeople plus food and children’s activities. The night before is Market Eve, a 21 and older event featuring live music, craft beer tasting and food.
- Street Dance, on the first Saturday in August, offers a live band, dancing in the streets and food from our fine restaurants.
- Christmas in the Village is an annual holiday celebration complete with parade, carriage rides, carolers and much more!
- Fanimation contains the Antique Fan Collectors Association’s museum, home to some 450 fans dating as far back as the early 1880’s.
- The 1,200 seat Zionsville Performing Arts Center hosts events from ballet to symphony to comedy.
Zionsville is proud of the fact that it has stayed a small town even though it has become a very desirable community, trying to shape itself into a tourist destination. It has a brick-lined street with boutiques and restaurants and over 17 parks. It also has several popular outdoor festivals. One of the most popular festivals in Zionsville is the July Fourth fireworks show, which draws people from around the state.
Zionsville Community Schools are among the very best in Indiana. The school district is comprised of 1 high school, 2 middle schools and 5 elementary schools. Student achievement on standardized testing is very high, and the high school is ranked second in Indiana, based on test scores, graduation, and student preparation for college.
Satellite communities include: Lebanon, Advance, Jamestown, Thorntown, Ulen, and Whitestown.