If you're in the market for a home in a safe, historical small town with easy access to major urban areas, Attica just might be your destination. Situated in eastern Indiana on the banks of the Wabash River, this colorful locale was established in 1825 and is known for having been the inspiration behind the Indiana state song, “On the Banks of the Wabash River.”
Attica's celebrated heritage comes to life in its downtown area, where the town has carefully developed a modern feel without sacrificing the aura of its early days along Main Street. Small town shops and restaurants, serene parks, an engaged community, and all the hallmarks of Small Town America make this a must-visit destination for home buyers.
Whether you're a big city worker seeking a little peace and quiet or you’re looking for a vibrant, involved town where everyone has a voice, buying a home in Attica is a great choice. Our Attica real estate agents are ready to help you take the steps to make your dream come to fruition. We have comprehensive knowledge of the pristine real estate landscape in this extraordinary little town that will make navigating its market a life-changing delight.
A bicentennial town has its perks when it comes to real estate options. With its rich residential history, Attica features a broad range of choices for home shoppers, no matter if you're looking for something new, something a little bit rustic, or something in between. Whether you want to live in the heart of downtown or a little further out, somewhere near the river or maybe closer to the schools, our agents can help you find a home to purchase that suits your style preference, location needs, and price range.
Homeowners in Attica have the benefit of easy access to a variety of major areas, highlighted by a quick drive to Interstate 74 isouth of town, leading straight to Indianapolis. State Road 28, State Road 55, and US-41 all intersect in Attica, and the city of Lafayette is just 20 miles away.
Shopping and dining in Attica are as easy as a jaunt over to Main Street where you'll find numerous retail stores and eateries just daring you to step inside. Eclectic dining options such as La Potosina Mexican Restaurant, West Point Steakhouse, Rookies Sports Pub, and B&N Diner are just a small sampling of what Attica has to offer to the discerning diner. Perhaps the headliner of the Attica's culinary spread is the historic Hotel Attica, a local landmark built in 1853, which features a restaurant and lounge that has served everyone from Al Capone to Bette Davis.
For shopping, Attica features a number of smaller establishments true to its small town feel. These include Judy's Fashions, Wolf's Homemade Candies, Craft's Appliances, and Jake's Collectibles. For a major shopping hub, replete with plazas and malls galore, Lafayette is only a 30-minute drive away. Take a day trip to Indianapolis for a metropolitan shopping excursion!
The cultural life of Attica starts in its historic downtown area. Protected by the Attica Main Street Committee (which is tasked with keeping downtown Attica current while not sacrificing its historical cityscape), homeowners in this close-knit community will never have to go far to find entertainment. Check out a new movie at the Devon Theater, a venue with an old time feel just off of Main Street. Afterwards, take a stroll in Ravine Park, a 90-acre park stretching alongside Downtown or one of seven other parks maintained by Attica's Parks and Recreation Department. If golf is your thing, head over to Harrison Hills Golf and Country Club for tee time on a championship-caliber 200-acre golf course. You can also just stop by their 1924 clubhouse for a weekend brunch with your fellow Atticans.
Attica also hosts a number of festivals including the annual Heritage Days Festival, honoring the town's rich history and the Attica UMC Motorsports Festival, one of the nation's largest off-road vehicle races held annually at the Badlands, an off-road park featuring road courses and camping.
Attica has all the charm of Small Town America with the employment opportunities to make living worry-free and fun, whether you're employed in Attica itself or in one of the many larger towns and cities within easy reach. While manufacturing jobs are big in this area, positions in healthcare, sales, information technologies, customer service, and others are available. Working in higher education or looking to further your career? Living in Attica puts you just 20 miles away from one of the top-rated universities in the United States: Purdue University. Enjoy all the benefits of a busy, varied economy without having to give up the small town life you covet.
Parents living in Attica have the option of enrolling their children in the Attica School District, which includes Attica Elementary for K-6 children and Attica Junior-Senior High School for Grades 7-12. Both schools are located near US-41 and State Road 55. Private school opportunities can be found in nearby towns, giving parents ample options for their child's education. And of course, one of Indiana's largest and respected institutes, Purdue University, is just only 20 miles away.