Hamilton County, Indiana, located just north of Indianapolis, is the fastest growing county in the state. Home to more than 274,000 residents, Hamilton County includes the cities of Noblesville (the county seat), Carmel, Westfield and Fishers. “CNN Money” magazine named Fishers among their top places to live in the United States in 2017.
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Hamilton County Schools
Residents of Hamilton County send their children to one of several public-school districts in the county. These include Noblesville Schools, Hamilton Southeastern Schools, Carmel Clay Schools and Hamilton Heights School Corporation. In addition, there are several private schools in the area, including Fishers Christian Academy, Legacy Christian School in Noblesville and Our Lady of Grace Catholic School in Noblesville. For higher education, central Indiana boasts Butler University, Anderson University, the University of Indianapolis and the central Indiana branches of Indiana University and Purdue University.
Recreation and Parks in Hamilton County
One of the best things about living in Hamilton County is the large number of parks and green spaces in the area, many of which are alongside the White River. Among the local favorites are River Road Park, James R. Dillon Park and Potter’s Bridge Park. Golf is a popular pastime in Hamilton County, with more than a dozen private and public courses, including Fox Prairie Golf Course in Noblesville and Prairie View Golf Course in Carmel. Geist and Morse Reservoirs provide plenty of opportunity for fishing and boating.
Hamilton County Weather
The weather in Hamilton County is known for its hot, steamy summers and moderately-cold winters. Residents of this area are treated to a full four seasons, with the average high temperature in January being 34 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high in July being 85 degrees.
Hamilton County Amenities
There is plenty to see and do in Hamilton County. Local attractions include the Indiana Transportation Museum and Connor Prairie living history museum in Noblesville, the Japanese Garden in Carmel and the zipline and equestrian center at Strawtown Koteewi Park, just outside of Noblesville.
The county also hosts a number of special events throughout the year, including the Medieval Festival in Fishers and outdoor concerts at Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center in Noblesville.
Shopping enthusiasts will be intrigued by the many antique stores in and around the square in Noblesville as well as the many art galleries in downtown Carmel. Carmel also sponsors an art walk the first Friday of every month.
Hamilton County residents have no reason to go hungry. The area is filled with incredible restaurants, cafes and coffee shops. Local favorites include Courtney’s Kitchen in Noblesville and the Nickel Plate Bar and Grill in Fishers.
Hamilton County Real Estate
Hamilton County boasts a diverse array of real estate options, with everything from new construction to mid-20th-century modern homes to waterfront cottages. There are roughly an equal number of condos and single-family homes in this area, in a variety of price ranges. It’s not an exaggeration to say that there is something for everyone in Hamilton County.
The median home value in Fishers is $254,000, up about 7% from the previous year. In Carmel, this number is $340,600, and in Noblesville, it is $206,000. However, these numbers mask the wide variety of housing price points available in Hamilton County.