Home Home Search Buyers Sellers Blog About Us Contact Us
 
CITY OF CARMEL : www.ci.carmel.in.us
OVERVIEW
Carmel is one of the fastest growing cities in Indiana and with good reason. It has a reputation for being a safe, family-oriented city with a genuine sense of community. It is just 10 miles north of downtown Indianapolis and offers easy access to several highways. With over 100 neighborhoods for residents to choose from, Carmel has variety of homes available, from luxurious houses on wooded lots to turn-of-the-century bungalows. The city’s home prices range primarily from $135,000 to over $1,000,000. Notably, Carmel homes have appreciated steadily over the last 20 years. With one of the highest per-capita incomes in the country, Carmel also attracts residents for its school system which is ranked as one of the best in the state.
LOCATION
Carmel is located in Clay Township, Hamilton County, immediately north of Indianapolis on highways US 31 and IN 431. I-465 on the southern edge of the city connects four major interstates, more than any other metropolitan area in the state. Distance from Carmel to downtown Indianapolis is approximately 15 miles. Distance from Carmel to the Indianapolis International Airport is approximately 25 miles.
POPULATION (figures based on 2000 Census)
City : 37,733
Township : 64,709 – Clay Township
County : 182,740 – Hamilton County
INDUSTRIES
Hamilton County has proven to be a very successful market for many businesses. Of Hamilton County’s top 25 employers, 17 of them maintain a headquarters in the county. For more information on these businesses and the business potential of Hamilton County, please visit www.hcalliance.com.
UTILITIES
Electric : Indianapolis Power & Light 317-261-8221
Electric : Duke Energy 800-521-2232
Gas : Vectren 800-777-2060
Water : Carmel Utilities 317-571-2442
Water : Indianapolis Water 317-639-1501
Water/Sewage : Hamilton County Wastewater 317-595-3140
Telephone : AT&T 800-742-8771
GOVERNMENT
Facts : Carmel is governed by a mayor, seven city council members, a clerk/treasurer and a judge, all of whom are elected.
The mayor administers the city with the help of a Board of Public Works and Safety, composed of three members: the mayor and two of his/her appointments.
The city also has a Plan Commission and a Board of Zoning Appeals, which are composed of appointed individuals. The Plan Commission deals with land use, while the Board of Zoning Appeals handles appeals for variances from the zoning ordinances. Both bodies also take care of land use and variance appeals for Clay Township.
PUBLIC SERVICES
Police : Carmel Police Department – Consists of 75 sworn police officers and 15 civilian employees. 317-571-2580
Fire Department : Carmel Fire Department – 123 employees at 5 different stations located throughout Carmel. 317-571-2600
Post Office : United States Post Office 275 Medical

317-846-2489

License Branch : Driver’s license, plates and permits 317-846-5533
Library : Carmel Clay Public Library M-Th: 9am-9pm, F-Sat: 9am-5pm, Sun: 1pm-5pm (closed all Sundays in summer) 55 4th Ave. SE
317-844-6711
City : Carmel City Hall One Civic Square
317-846-1049
Chamber : Carmel Chamber of Commerce 41 E. Main
317-846-1010
Voter Registration : Hamilton County Courthouse
317-776-9632
MEDICAL(E)=Emergency Number
Hospitals : Indiana University Hospital 550 University
317-274-5000
Indianapolis : St. Vincent Carmel Hospital 13500 N. Meridian
317-573-7000
Indianapolis : St. Vincent Women’s Hospital -Indianapolis 8111 Township Line Rd.
317-415-8111
NEWSPAPERS
Local : Carmel/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.ccs.k12.in.us 317-272-2920
Elementary : Carmel Elementary 101 4th Ave. SE
317-844-0168
Elementary : Cherry Tree Elementary 13890 Hazel Dell
317-846-3086
Elementary : College Wood Elementary 400 S. Guilford
317-733-6430
Elementary : Forest Dale Elementary 10721 Lakeshore
317-844-4948
Elementary : Mohawk Trails Elementary 4242 E. 126th
317-844-1158
Elementary : Orchard Park Elementary 10475 School Pky
317-848-1918
Elementary : Prairie Trace Elementary 14200 N. River
317-571-7925
Elementary : Smokey Row Elementary 900 W. 136th
317-571-4084
Elementary : Towne Meadow Elementary 10850 Towne
317-733-2645
Elementary : Woodbrook Elementary 4331 E. 116th
317-846-4225
Junior High : Carmel Junior High 300 S. Guilford
317-846-7331
Junior High : Clay Junior High 5150 E. 126th
317-844-7251
High School : Carmel High School 520 E. Main
317-846-7721
High School : University High School 2825 W. 116th
317-733-4475
Private : Our Lady of Mt. Carmel 1047 W. 146th
317-846-1118
Private : Tabernacle Christian Academy 2599 E. 98th
317-846-7321
CHURCHES
Carmel Apostolic Church 12960 Old Meridian
317-844-1327
Carmel Christian Church 463 E. Main
317-846-5033
Carmel Friends Meeting 651 W. Main
317-846-5090
Carmel Lutheran Church 4850 131st
317-814-4252
Carmel United Methodist 621 S. Rangeline
317-844-7275
Central Christian Church 1242 W. 136th
317-846-1230
Chinese Community Church 3405 E. 116th
317-706-0433
Christ Community Church 4770 E. 131st
317-580-9020
Faith Apostolic Church 1212 E. 116th
317-844-2185
Fellowship in Christ 310 N. Rangeline
317-843-9894
First Baptist Church 1010 E. 126th
317-846-1343
Hazeldell Christian Church 14501 Hazeldell Pky
317-846-9828
Hope Church 2500 E. 98th
317-846-3636
King of Glory Lutheran 2201 E. 106th
317-846-1555
Lighthouse Tabernacle 2599 E. 98th
317-844-7321
Northview Christian Life 5535 E. 131st
317-846-2884
Orchard Park Presbyterian 1605 E. 106th
317-844-1107
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel 1045 W. 146th
317-846-3475
Pilgrim Lutheran Church 10202 N. Meridian
317-846-2221
Pleasant Grove United Methodist 445 E. 111th
317-846-5118
River Oaks Church 13200 Old Meridian
317-575-9568
St. Christopher’s Episcopal 1440 W. Main
317-846-8716
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic 10655 Haverstick
317-846-3850
St. Mark’s United Methodist 4780 E. 126th
317-846-4912
St. Mary & St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church 800 E. 110th
317-848-1791
RECREATION
Golf Courses : Brookshire Golf Club
Public Course
12120 Brookshire Pky
317-846-7431
Golf Courses : Crooked Stick Golf Club Private Course 1964 Burning Tree
317-844-9938
Golf Courses : Mohawk Hills Golf Club
Public Course
1042 Golfview
317-844-3112
Golf Courses : Twin Lakes Golf Club
Private Course
3200 W. 96th
317-872-3387
Golf Courses : Woodland Country Club Private Course 100 Woodland
317-846-2588
Miscellaneous : Carmel Dad’s Club 5459 E. 131st
317-846-1663
Miscellaneous : Carmel Swim Club 300 E. Main
317-575-8244
Miscellaneous : Carmel Symphony Orchestra 317-844-9717
Upscale retailers and restaurants are found throughout the city in addition to attractions such as several private and public golf courses, the Carmel Civic Square, the Carmel Symphony Orchestra and Clay Terrace outdoor mall. The Monon Greenway, named for the rails of the Monon Railroad which were laid through Carmel in 1882, is part of one of the Midwest’s most successful rail-trails in terms of popularity, design and economic development. The quiet, tree-lined trail offers a unique recreational activity for Carmel residents.
AREA RESTAURANTS
Click here for area restaurants
Information courtesy of the F.C. Tucker Company, Inc.

Email "TOP" – Indianapolis Real Estate Agent
Or Call (317) 823-8000

F.C. Tucker Company, Inc. GRI - Graduate Realtor Institute Realtor®
 
   
   
Search For Homes Featured Listings Virtual Tours New Listings Notification The Buying Process Loan Prequalification First Time Buyers Owning Your Home New Construction Investing In Real Estate Your Mortgage Community Information What's Your Home Worth Services For Home Sellers About Gene Tumbarello Nominate a Hoosier Hero Memorial Day Tribute Public Service Announcement Video Preferred Partners