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MERIDIAN KESSLER
LOCATION
From Wikipedia – Meridian-Kessler is a residential neighborhood located about 4 miles north of downtown Indianapolis. It is bounded on the north by Kessler Boulevard, on the east by the Monon Trail greenway corridor, on the south by 38th Street and to the west by Meridian Street. Meridian Street forms a shared boundary with the adjacent Butler-Tarkington neighborhood.
POPULATION (figures based on 2000 Census)
Township : 132,927
County : 860,454 – Marion County
UTILITIES
Electric : Indianapolis Power & Light 317-261-8261
Gas : Citizens Gas & Coke Utility 317-924-3311
Water : Indianapolis Water 317-631-1431
Telephone : AT&T 800-742-8771
GOVERNMENT
Facts : Indianapolis is the largest city in the United States with a consolidated county-wide government.
Under this consolidation, a mayor and city-council of 29 members are elected every four years in county-wide balloting.
The four cities of Beech Grove, Lawrence, Southport and Speedway (all located in Marion County) are not under the direct control of consolidated government, but voters in those cities are eligible to vote for the Indianapolis mayor and council members.
This unique system, known as Unigov, became effective January 1, 1970 and has become a model of efficient metropolitan government.
The chief administrative officer of Township is called the Township Trustee. There is also a Township Assessor and a Township Advisory Board. Among the duties of township government are the assessment of taxable property.
PUBLIC SERVICES (E)=Emergency Number
Police : Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department – in the half of the city closest to the center 317-327-3811
Indiana State Police 800-225-8576
317-897-6220
317-653-4114
Fire Department : Washington Township Fire Department – provides the majority of the fire and emergency medical services for the township 317-252-5200
Post Office : United States Post Office Nora Post Office
800-275-8777
Library : Marion County Public Library – serviced by 3 branches 317-269-1700
Trustee : Washington Township Trustee 1595 E. 86th
Indianpolis, IN
317-252-5230
MEDICAL (E)=Emergency Number
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
Indianapolis : Community Hospitals East: 317-355-1411
North: 317-621-6262
South: 317-887-7000
Indianapolis : Methodist Hospital 1701 N. Senate Blvd.
317-962-2000
Indianapolis : Riley Hospital for Children 702 Barnhill Dr.
317-274-7810
Carmel : Clarian North Medical Center 11700 N. Meridian St.
317-688-2000
317-688-3100 (E)
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.msdwt.k12.in.us 317-272-2920
Websites : www.ips.k12.in.us 317-226-4000
Websites : Indianapolis Private Schools 317-226-4000
CHURCHES
Most major faiths are represented in or near Washington Township.
RECREATION
There are numerous parks, tennis courts, swimming pools, golf courses and private clubs in or near the area. There are several shopping malls and restaurants in the immediate area. Washington Township is especially known for its miles of tree-lined streets in its fine and well-established residential neighborhoods. A walk through the neighborhood is like a walk in the park!
AREA RESTAURANTS
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Some information courtesy of the F.C. Tucker Company, Inc.

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