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Carmel

CARMEL : www.ci.carmel.in.us
 
OVERVIEW
Carmel is one of the fastest growing cities in Indiana and with good reason. It has a reputation for being a safe, family-oriented city with a genuine sense of community. It is just 10 miles north of downtown Indianapolis and offers easy access to several highways. With over 100 neighborhoods for residents to choose from, Carmel has variety of homes available, from luxurious houses on wooded lots to turn-of-the-century bungalows. The city’s home prices range primarily from $135,000 to over $1,000,000. Notably, Carmel homes have appreciated steadily over the last 20 years. With one of the highest per-capita incomes in the country, Carmel also attracts residents for its school system which is ranked as one of the best in the state.
 
LOCATION
Carmel is located in Clay Township, Hamilton County, immediately north of Indianapolis on highways US 31 and IN 431. I-465 on the southern edge of the city connects four major interstates, more than any other metropolitan area in the state. Distance from Carmel to downtown Indianapolis is approximately 15 miles. Distance from Carmel to the Indianapolis International Airport is approximately 25 miles.
 
POPULATION (figures based on 2006 Census)
City : 37,733
Township : 64,709 - Clay Township
County : 182,740 - Hamilton County
 
INDUSTRIES
Hamilton County has proven to be a very successful market for many businesses. Of Hamilton County's top 25 employers, 17 of them maintain a headquarters in the county. For more information on these businesses and the business potential of Hamilton County, please visit www.hcalliance.com.
 
UTILITIES
Electric : Indianapolis Power & Light 317-261-8221
Electric : Duke Energy 800-521-2232
Gas : Vectren 800-777-2060
Gas : Citizens Gas 317-924-3311
Water/Sewage : City of Carmel Water & Wastewater Utilities 317-571-2442
Water/Sewage : Clay Township Regional Waste District 317-844-9200
Water/Sewage : Indianapolis Water 317-631-1431
Telephone : AT&T 800-742-8771
Telephone: Verizon  
 
GOVERNMENT
Facts : Carmel is governed by a mayor, seven city council members, a clerk/treasurer and a judge, all of whom are elected.
  The mayor administers the city with the help of a Board of Public Works and Safety, composed of three members: the mayor and two of his/her appointments.
  The city also has a Plan Commission and a Board of Zoning Appeals, which are composed of appointed individuals. The Plan Commission deals with land use, while the Board of Zoning Appeals handles appeals for variances from the zoning ordinances. Both bodies also take care of land use and variance appeals for Clay Township.
 
PUBLIC SERVICES
Police : Carmel Police Department - Consists of 98 sworn police officers and 19 civilian employees. 317-571-2500
Fire Department : Carmel Fire Department - 160 employees at 6 different stations located throughout Carmel. 317-571-2600
Post Office : United States Post Office 275 Medical Dr.
317-846-2489
License Branch : Driver's license, plates and permits 317-846-5533
Library : Carmel Clay Public Library
M-Th: 9am-9pm, F-Sat: 9am-5pm, Sun: 1pm-5pm (closed all Sundays in summer)
55 4th Ave. SE
317-844-6711
City : Carmel City Hall One Civic Square
317-571-2400
Chamber : Carmel Chamber of Commerce 37 E. Main St. Suite 300
317-846-1010
Voter
Registration :
Hamilton County Courthouse
317-776-9632
 
MEDICAL (E)=Emergency Number
Local : Clarian North Medical Center 11700 N. Meridian St.
317-688-2000
317-688-3100 (E)
Indianapolis : Indiana University Hospital 550 University Blvd.
317-274-5000
Hospitals : St. Vincent Carmel Hospital 13500 N. Meridian St.
317-573-7000
Indianapolis : St. Vincent Women's Hospital -Indianapolis 8111 Township Line Rd.
317-415-8111
 
NEWSPAPERS
Local : Carmel/Noblesville Daily Ledger 317-773-1210
Indianapolis : Indianapolis Star 317-444-4000
Indianapolis : Indianapolis Business Journal 317-634-6200
 
AIRPORTS
Indianapolis : Indianapolis International Airport Call specific airlines
 
SCHOOLS (Various private and parochial schools also serve this area)
Websites : Department of Education 317-272-2920
Websites : www.ccs.k12.in.us 317-272-2920
Elementary : Carmel Elementary 101 4th Ave. SE
317-844-0168
Elementary : Cherry Tree Elementary 13890 Hazel Dell Pkwy
317-846-3086
Elementary : College Wood Elementary 12415 Shelbourne Rd.
317-733-6430
Elementary : Forest Dale Elementary 10721 Lakeshore Dr. West
317-844-4948
Elementary : Mohawk Trails Elementary 4242 E. 126th St.
317-844-1158
Elementary : Orchard Park Elementary 10404 Orchard Park Dr. S
317-848-1918
Elementary : Prairie Trace Elementary 14200 N. River Ave.
317-571-7925
Elementary : Smokey Row Elementary 900 W. 136th St.
317-571-4084
Elementary : Towne Meadow Elementary 10850 Towne Rd.
317-733-2645
Elementary : West Clay Elementary 3495 W 126th St.
317-733-6500
Elementary : Woodbrook Elementary 4331 E. 116th St.
317-846-4225
Middle School : Carmel Middle School 300 S. Guilford Rd.
317-846-7331
Middle School : Clay Middle School 5150 E. 126th St.
317-844-7251
Middle School : Creekside Middle School 3525 W. 126th St.
317-846-1118
High School : Carmel High School 520 E. Main St.
317-846-7721
High School : University High School 2825 W. 116th St.
317-733-4475
Private : Our Lady of Mt. Carmel 14596 Oakridge Rd.
317-846-1118
Private : Tabernacle Christian Academy 2599 E. 98th St.
317-844-8248
 
CHURCHES
Carmel Apostolic Church 12960 Old Meridian St.
317-844-1327
Carmel Christian Church 463 E. Main St.
317-846-5033
Carmel Friends Meeting 651 W. Main St.
317-846-5090
Carmel Lutheran Church 4850 131st St.
317-814-4252
Carmel United Methodist 621 S. Range Line Rd.
317-844-7275
Central Christian Church 1242 W. 136th St.
317-846-1230
Chinese Community Church 3405 E. 116th St.
317-706-0433
Christ Community Church 4770 E. 131st St.
317-580-9020
Faith Apostolic Church 1212 E. 116th St.
317-844-2185
Fellowship in Christ 310 N. Range Line Rd.
317-843-9894
First Baptist Church 1010 E. 126th St.
317-846-1343
Hazeldell Christian Church 14501 Hazeldell Pkwy
317-846-9828
Hope Church 2500 E. 98th St.
317-846-3636
King of Glory Lutheran 2201 E. 106th St.
317-846-1555
Lighthouse Tabernacle 2599 E. 98th St.
317-844-7321
Northview Christian Life 5535 E. 131st St.
317-846-2884
Orchard Park Presbyterian 1605 E. 106th St.
317-844-1107
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel 1045 W. 146th St.
317-846-3475
Pilgrim Lutheran Church 10202 N. Meridian St.
317-846-2221
Pleasant Grove United Methodist 445 E. 111th St.
317-846-5118
The ROCC 13200 Old Meridian St.
317-575-9568
St. Christopher's Episcopal 1440 W. Main St.
317-846-8716
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic 10655 Haverstick Rd.
317-846-3850
St. Mark's United Methodist 4780 E. 126th St.
317-846-4912
St. Mary & St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church 800 E. 110th St.
317-848-1791
 
RECREATION
Golf Courses : Brookshire Golf Club
Public Course
12120 Brookshire Pkwy
317-846-7431
Golf Courses : Crooked Stick Golf Club
Private Course
1964 Burning Tree Ln.
317-844-9938
Golf Courses : Mohawk Hills Golf Club
Public Course
1042 Golfview Dr.
317-844-3112
Golf Courses : Twin Lakes Golf Club
Private Course
3200 W. 96th St.
317-872-3387
Golf Courses : Woodland Country Club
Private Course
100 Woodland Ln.
317-846-2588
Miscellaneous : Carmel Dad's Club 5459 E. 131st St.
317-846-1663
Miscellaneous : Carmel Swim Club 300 E. Main St.
317-575-8244
Miscellaneous : Carmel Symphony Orchestra 317-844-9717
Upscale retailers and restaurants are found throughout the city in addition to attractions such as several private and public golf courses, the Carmel Civic Square, the Carmel Symphony Orchestra and Clay Terrace outdoor mall. The Monon Greenway, named for the rails of the Monon Railroad which were laid through Carmel in 1882, is part of one of the Midwest's most successful rail-trails in terms of popularity, design and economic development. The quiet, tree-lined trail offers a unique recreational activity for Carmel residents.

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