Clayton is a small charming town in the heart of Hendricks County, Indiana. Centrally located between Danville, Plainfield, and Mooresville, it is a peaceful town with various options for entertainment, shopping, and employment that is unique among small towns. The area itself has a 100-year history, described back then as a "prosperous, progressive, and beautiful little city," and the more things change, the more they stay the same.
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The homes in the community are as unique and charming as the town itself, encompassing many time periods of construction. You will be able to find anything from cute and affordable to grand and luxurious. Even the more frugal locations are attractive and desirable, and almost every property available, whether traditional or modern, could be described as picturesque.
Clayton is located along State Road 39, which is the Main Street of Clayton. State Road 39 provides residents of Clayton with easy access to Interstate 70, U.S. Route 40, and U.S. Route 36. Danville, the seat of Hendricks County, is a mere ten minutes away, and Indianapolis is only a half hour east on I-70.
Clayton is in a prime location for fantastic shopping and dining experiences. Located within 15 minutes of Danville, Plainfield, and Mooresville, all options available to residents of those towns are available to Clayton as well. Don't let all of these choices make you overlook the home-cooking right at your doorstep though: Clayton Cafe's Friday Night Fish Fry is a celebrated tradition in Clayton.
The Metropolis shopping mall is located 20 minutes down US-40E in Plainfield. There you will also find a variety of dining and local entertainment suitable for all tastes. Or if you want to make a day of it, you can travel another ten minutes east of Metropolis shopping mall and visit Circle Centre in Indianapolis, with even more options for any inclination.
Clayton is located right in the heart of Hendricks County, and there is always something to do in one of the neighboring towns with an event calendar spanning the entire year long. You can visit the Hendricks County Historical Museum to explore the life and agriculture of turn-of-the-century living. It’s built in the well-maintained remains of a jail constructed in the 1800s.
Browse the Indiana Foodways Culinary Trails for a "farm-to-table spectrum of food options" that you can use to sample all local options and signature foods available throughout the surrounding area.
Events are ongoing throughout the community, everything from motor-sports to local fairs. The Hendricks County official website can be used to get an idea of what is going on around Clayton, containing a calendar of upcoming events and known hot-spots for residents.
Even if nothing is going on in other towns, Clayton hosts fun local events in Lambert Park on a regular basis. Home to "Movies in the Park" on Friday evenings, Lambert is also the site of the annual Fall Festival sponsored by the Clayton Community Association, celebrating the rich farm heritage of Clayton and surrounding areas.
Clayton is only a short drive away from the major city of Indianapolis and entrepreneurial havens such as Dansville, Avon, and Plainfield. Clayton Merchants' Association is also open and inviting of any new business that you would want to start in their town. You will be featured prominently on the Town of Clayton's local business site, alongside the other proud business owners of the small but industrious town.
For those who need to travel for business, the Indianapolis International Airport is only a 20-minute drive east on I-70. The Clayton community has the advantage of being closely bordered by several other rapidly growing towns while still maintaining the calmness and privacy small town life gives. Giving you the luxury of a short, pleasant commute to your business and the ability to escape all the hustle and bustle at the end of the day, you can relax in your peaceful Clayton home.
Clayton falls within the Mill Creek Community School district and offers two elementary schools. Both of these are very easily accessible from your new home. Millcreek West and Millcreek East are within ten minutes from the heart of Clayton. Depending on which community you choose for your new home, your kids could be within walking distance to their new school in this small, secure community.
Cascade Junior and Senior High Schools are both five minutes from the center of town, offering familiarity and convenience to residents living in or around town. Cascade Senior High School has a thriving sports program for any sport your athletic kids might enjoy. IHigh.com has a schedule and news section dedicated to the Cascade Cadets, which can be found here