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Westfield

WESTFIELD : www.westfieldtown.org
 
OVERVIEW
The town of Westfield was founded in 1834 by Quakers moving from North Carolina. Its roots are well-respected and celebrated still today, including those associated with the Civil War’s Underground Railroad. A haven for new business, both large and small, Westfield’s economy is a successful mix of manufacturing, retailing, and other office and warehouse sites.

Westfield is an attractive community for many first-time home buyers as well as life-long residents. It offers affordable living options such as apartments and traditional-style homes on rural roads in addition to large custom homes and golf villas for higher-income families and individuals. The area’s average home prices are between $135,000 and over $400,000.
 
LOCATION
The town of Westfield is 18 miles north of downtown Indianapolis and 8 miles north of I-465 at the junction of US 31 and State Road 32. Westfield is 6 miles west of Noblesville, the Hamilton County seat.
 
POPULATION (figures based on 2000 Census)
City : 9,293
County : 182,740 - Hamilton County
 
UTILITIES
Electric : Duke Energy 800-521-2232
Gas : Citizens Gas of Westfield 317-924-3311
Water : Municipal Water Works 317-867-1116
Telephone : AT&T 800-742-8771
 
GOVERNMENT
Facts : In 1834, the town of Westfield was a thriving village consisting of 800 inhabitants. Simon Moon, the first settler, established his residence in what is now the center of town.
  Westfield has a Quaker background, as it was influenced by the Quaker Friends Church.
  The town of Westfield is governed by a 5-member Town Council and a Clerk/Treasurer, both elected to 4-year terms.
  Washington Township, in which Westfield is located, elects one member of the Board of Trustees, and elects a 3-member Advisory Board to the 4-year terms.
 
PUBLIC SERVICES
Police : Westfield Police Department - Consists of 30 full-time officers and 4 detectives offering 24-hour protection. 317-896-5236
Police : Hamilton County Sheriff's Department 317-773-1282
  Indiana State Police 800-225-8576
317-897-6220
317-653-4114
Fire Department : Westfield Fire Department - Along with Washington Township Fire Department, Westfield has 2 stations, ambulance & paramedic services and 44 full-time firefighters. 317-896-2704
Post Office : United States Post Office 800-275-8777
Library : Westfield Public Library
317-896-9391
Chamber : Westfield Chamber of Commerce 317-867-8066
 
MEDICAL (E)=Emergency Number
Local : Riverview Hospital 395 Westfield Rd.
Noblesville, IN
317-773-0760
800-523-6001
Carmel : 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
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
Local : Westfield Enterprise 317-598-6397
Local : 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.wws.k12.in.us 317-272-2920
Elementary : Carey Ridge Elementary 16231 Carey Rd.
317-867-6203
Elementary : Maple Glen Elementary 17171 Ditch Rd.
317-896-4700
Elementary : Oak Trace Elementary 16504 Oak Ridge Rd.
317-867-6400
Elementary : Shamrock Springs Elementary 747 W. 161st St.
317-867-7400
Elementary : Washington Woods Elementary 17950 Grassy Branch Rd.
317-867-7900
Middle School / Intermediate : Westfield Middle School 345 W. Hoover St.
317-867-6600
Junior High : Westfield Intermediate 326 W. Main St.
317-867-6500
High School : Westfield High School 18250 N. Union St.
317-867-6800
 
CHURCHES
Christ United Methodist 318 N. Union St.
317-896-5559
Eagle Creek Evangelical Friends 18103 Eagletown Rd.
317-896-3191
First Baptist Church of Westfield 3205 E. St. Rd. 32
317-867-2808
Hortonville Friends Route 4
Sheridan, IN
317-758-5698
Little Eagle Creek Christian 15642 Little Eagle Creek
317-896-5433
Maple Park Wesleyan 18515 N. Union
317-896-3372
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel 14598 Oak Ridge
317-846-3475
St. Maria Goretti 17104 Spring Mill Rd.
317-896-5582
The Church of Praise 17716 Eagletown Rd.
317-896-9086
Westfield Friends 324 S. Union St.
317-896-9233
 
RECREATION
A 90-acre nature park is located on U.S. 31 two miles south of Westfield. Forest Park, a 55-acre park in Noblesville offers swimming, tennis, baseball, camping, picnicking, clubhouse, miniature golf courses, and the Indiana Museum of Transportation and Communication. Morse Reservoir is nearby offering all water sports and Conner Prairie Settlement is just a few miles away. The Buckeye Campground and Hillside Beach Club are located on S.R. 32 a quarter mile east of U.S. 31. Facilities include a campground, picnic area, swimming beach, waterslide and fishing. Several public and private golf courses are located within minutes of Westfield.