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Sheridan

SHERIDAN: www.sheridan.org
 
OVERVIEW
In 2010, Sheridan will celebrate its 150th anniversary along with the promise of new development and growth as a new era begins to unfold. Today, the town’s well-educated workforce is a profitable commodity, but unlike other Indianapolis suburbs, home offices are common in Sheridan. Typical home prices are around $140,000.
 
LOCATION
Sheridan is a growing community in Hamilton County located 30 miles north of Indianapolis at the junction of State Roads 38 & 47. It is 15 minutes north of the county seat, Noblesville.
 
POPULATION (figures based on 2000 Census)
City : 3,500
County : 182,740 - Hamilton County
 
UTILITIES
Electric : Duke Energy 800-521-2232
Gas : Vectren 800-777-2060
Water : Sheridan Waterworks 317-758-5326
Telephone : AT&T 800-742-8771
 
GOVERNMENT
Facts : Sheridan is governed by a 3-member Board of Trustees and clerk/treasurer.
Sheridan also has a Plan Commission, a Board of Zoning Appeals and an Economic Development Commission. Waste removal is supplied by a private company.
Municipal sewage system, 400,000 GPD capacity.
Increasing residential building continues in and around Sheridan.
 
PUBLIC SERVICES
Police : Sheridan Police Department - Consists of a 6-man town police force with 16 reserve officers. 317-758-2500
  Hamilton County Sheriff's Department 317-773-1872
  Indiana State Police 800-225-8576
317-897-6220
317-653-4114
Fire Department: Sheridan Fire Department - Consists of 8 full-time firefighters and a 21-member volunteer force. 317-758-4561
Post Office : United States Post Office 800-275-8777
Library : Sheridan Public Library 317-758-5201
 
MEDICAL (E)=Emergency Number
Local : Riverview Hospital 395 Westfield Rd.
Noblesville, IN
317-773-0760
800-523-6001
Indianapolis : Indiana University Hospital 550 University Blvd.
317-274-5000
Indianapolis : St. Vincent Hospital 2001 W. 86th St.
317-338-2121 (E)
317-338-2345
Indianapolis : St. Vincent Women's Hospital -Indianapolis 8111 Township Line Rd.
317-415-8111
  Community Hospitals East: 317-355-1411
North: 317-621-6262
South: 317-887-7000
 
NEWSPAPERS
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.sheridan.org/school 317-272-2920
Elementary : Adams Elementary 509 E. 4th St.
317-758-4491
Middle School : Sheridan Middle School 3030 W. 246th St.
317-758-6780
High School : Sheridan High School 24185 N. Hinesley R.
317-758-4431
 
CHURCHES
Most major faiths are represented in the Sheridan area.
 
RECREATION
Biddle Memorial Park in Sheridan provides family recreation facilities including playgrounds, balldiamonds and picnic tables. Nearby, Morse and Geist Reservoirs provide scenic facilities for boating and fishing. Forest Park, only fifteen minutes from Sheridan, offers swimming, tennis, baseball, camping and picnicking. The park also has both 9-hole and 18-hole golf courses. Several other private and public golf courses are also located in the area.