Beech Grove is the perfect combination of small town and big-city living. Although it is located within the greater Indianapolis metropolitan area, it is a separate city--this distinction provides residents with the benefit of a localized police department, fire department, parks, libraries, and school system, all while being located adjacent to all of the desirable amenities of downtown Indianapolis. A pleasant city boasting one of the safest communities and finest traffic records in the state, Beech Grove is a perfect location for a new home.
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The community of Beech Grove was founded on industry over a century ago, and the homes in the area tell the story of its development through their varied and well-maintained architecture. Since 1908, with the completion of the railroad facility, Beech Grove has seen rapid growth and has been an ideal location for development throughout the past century.
Located northeast of the intersection of I-65 and I-465, which serves as a connection route to all major roads bordering Indianapolis, residents of Beech Grove have easy access to all cities and locations on the periphery of Indianapolis, as well as the heart of Indianapolis (via I-65).
Those who need to travel for business or who simply like to travel for leisure can use I-465 to reach the Indianapolis International Airport in a short 25-minute drive, or you can take the I-65S to the Greenwood Municipal Airport, conveniently only 20 minutes away.
Beech Grove has many dining options including local establishments serving custom cuisines from around the world. There are also locally owned, non-chain, bar and grills and pizza places located on Main Street in Beech Grove. If you're just in the mood for something quick and easy, just about every franchise dining establishment you could imagine is within a 10-minute drive.
Shopping in Beech Grove can be a fun outing in and of itself. Downtown Beech Grove is undergoing constant enhancements which have resulted in many new local businesses and services. Citizens of Beech Grove also live only minutes away from two of the most prominent shopping malls in this area: Circle Centre in downtown Indianapolis and Greenwood Park Mall in Greenwood. In fact, Circle Centre is located less than ten miles north of Beech Grove and is considered one of the premier shopping centers in the entire state of Indiana.
Beech Grove has the "small town sparkle" that people expect and hope for in small towns. There are regular town events for live music, an annual fireworks event in Beech Grove's picturesque Sarah Bolton Park (named after the first lady of Hoosier poetry, who resided in Beech Grove). The Beech Grove events calendar can be used to find plenty of options for entertainment in and around Beech Grove. From a touch of class and culture of the Beech Grove Spotlight Players to an action-packed sports game from the local high school teams.
The town's main attraction is the yearly Fall Festival, organized by the Beech Grove Promoter's Club. It is a four-day-long event and is considered a "grassroots tradition," meaning it is ran by enthusiastic residents celebrating their treasured city. Among other things, the festival includes food, games, live music from Beech Grove and the greater Indianapolis area, and a Main Street parade!
There are events for everyone in Indianapolis year round and are just around the corner. Beech Grove is so conveniently located that downtown cultural charms and outdoor trails are all readily available and only a short drive away.
For leisure activities, the Indianapolis Zoo, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and Indianapolis Museum of Art are all within a 30-minute drive of Beech Grove. Three different golf courses are an equal distance north, south, and east of the city.
Since Beech Grove maintains its own city, there are a lot of government job opportunities right at home. Police, fire, public works, parks departments, libraries, and care centers are available to serve the people of this fine community.
The central hub of metropolitan Indianapolis is only 15 minutes away, and that branches out via the I-70 and I-65 to provide easy access to anything in the immediate metropolitan area. This includes two airports to the west and south of Beech Grove.
Beech Grove has its own school district and is self-contained and self-sufficient. Beech Grove City Schools consists of five schools: Hornet Park Elementary, Central Elementary, South Grove Intermediate, Beech Grove Middle, and Beech Grove High as well as the Hornet Enrichment Academy. The school's athletic teams are the "Hornets" and participate as members of the statewide Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA). The Franklin Township Community School Corporation also serves some of the Beech Grove region as well.
When it comes to sports, Beech Grove High School is known for their basketball and wrestling programs. These teams drive a very healthy sports events calendar which is a treat for any sports fan.
Beech Grove Parks Department provides and maintains the sporting facilities in the area.