Living in Fishers, Hamilton County, Indiana
Why do people live in Fishers, Indiana?
Fishers, Indianais located 20 miles Northeast of Indianapolis in Hamilton County, about a 30 minute commute to downtown & was recently named one of thesafest places in the USA to live as well as one the best small cities in the U.S.!
Fishers, Indiana was originally named Fishers Switch and then Fishers Station due to its location along the railroad and The Train Station is still a very popular destination. A couple of the most popular events of the year are taking the train down to the Indiana State Fair in August or doing the "Polar Express" at Christmas.
There are plenty of Things To Do in Fishers for everyone. There is the Conner Prairie Living History Museum, where you can tour the pioneer village and converse with people who represent the typical resident in the 1900’s.
Fishers Library is located in the town center & is a great resource for residents. The town center is where free concerts go on throughout the summer as well as a Farmers Market every Saturday. The Fishers Farmers Market is a great place not only to buy fresh produce straight from the farm but also mingle with others. It is a laid back affair with families, dogs, local businesses with booths etc.
Fishers hosts three annual events : the Fishers Freedom Festival, the Flavor of Fishers, and the Fishers Renaissance Faire;
The Fishers Freedom Festivaloccurs in June, just prior to the 4th of July. The Fishers Freedom Festival features a parade, 5K walk/run called the Freedom Run, lot’s of food and vendor booths and fireworks..
The Flavor of Fishers event is sponsored by the Fishers Chamber of Commerce and features over 30 area restaurants, a Family Fun Zone , vendor booths and lot’s of live music .
The Fishers Renaissance Faireis perhaps the best known and attended of these three festivals; it takes place every year at Conner Prairie. People dress in period costumes, & there is jousting, mock combat food, live music, and lots of vendors.
The Fishers Parks and Recreation Department consists of Fishers’ twelve parks. There are walking & bicycling trails, picnic areas, soccer fields, baseball diamonds, playgrounds and more. The summer months see free concerts at many of the parks as well as festivals, craft shows & classic car shows.
Do you enjoy boating and water sports? Geist Reservoir offers plenty of opportunities as well as some of the most magnificent homes in the area.( Click for Geist area homes.)
Fishers is the kind of town where neighbors know neighbors and watch out for each other. Where locals follow the HS basketball & football teams & go to games, even when they don’t have a child playing!
If you enjoy convenience, safety &want to know your neighbors, Fishers could be the right fit for you.
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