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Marion County is divided into 9 approximately equal segments. Wayne Township is in the center of the western-most third of the county. The town of Speedway is located in Wayne Township.
POPULATION (figures based on 2000 Census)
Township : 133,461
County : 860,454 – Marion County
Electric : Indianapolis Power & Light 317-261-8261
Gas : Citizens Gas & Coke Utility 317-924-3311
Water : Indianapolis Water 317-639-1501
Telephone : AT&T 800-742-8771
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 Franklin Township is called the Township Trustee. There is also a Township Assessor and a Township Advisory Board. The duties of township government include the assessment of taxable property.
PUBLIC SERVICES (E)=Emergency Number
Police : Indianapolis Police Department – in the half of the city closest to the center 317-327-3811
Speedway Police Department – Consists of 3 police commissioners, 31 officers, 3 civilian employees and 19 reserve officers. 317-244-9543
Marion County Sheriff’s Department 317-231-8200
Indiana State Police 800-225-8576
Fire Indianapolis Fire Department – serves the part of the township closest to the center 317-327-6041
Post Office : United States Post Office 800-275-8777
Library : Marion County Public Library – Wayne Branch 317-275-4530
Trustee : Wayne Township Trustee 317-241-4191
MEDICAL (E)=Emergency Number
Indianapolis : Indiana University Hospital 550 University
Indianapolis : St. Vincent Hospital 2001 W. 86th St.
317-338-2121 (E)
Indianapolis : St. Vincent Women’s Hospital -Indianapolis 8111 Township Line Rd.
Indianapolis : Community Hospitals East: 317-355-1411
North: 317-621-6262
South: 317-887-7000
Indianapolis : Indianapolis Star 317-444-4000
Indianapolis : Indianapolis Business Journal 317-634-6200
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.wayne.k12.in.us 317-272-2920
Elementary : Chapel Glen Elementary 317-243-5673
Elementary : Chapelwood Elementary 317-241-3507
Elementary : Garden City Elementary 317-241-3940
Elementary : Maplewood Elementary 317-243-6733
Elementary : McClelland Elementary 317-241-2569
Elementary : North Wayne Elementary 317-387-7500
Elementary : Rhoades Elementary 317-241-4488
Elementary : Robey Elementary 317-243-5712
Elementary : Stout Field Elementary 317-247-4677
Elementary : Westlake Elementary 317-244-9759
Junior High : Ben Davis Junior High 317-244-2438
Middle School : Fulton Junior High 317-241-9285
Middle School : South Wayne Junior High 317-247-6265
High School : Ben Davis High School 317-244-7691
Most major faiths are represented in or near Wayne Township.
There are numerous parks, tennis courts, swimming pools, and golf courses located in or near Wayne Township. The famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, the Brickyard 400, and the United States Grand Prix, covers 539 acres of ground in the town of Speedway, which is located within Wayne Township.

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