Located in the greater Indianapolis region, the city of Greenfield Indiana has much to offer those who find homes for sale here. Just 25 miles to the east of Indianapolis along Highway 40, Greenfield offers suburban living with close proximity to the city. A variety of companies have headquarters or major operations in Greenfield, providing its residents with multiple employment opportunities. Low crime rates and highly rated schools bring many people out of the city and into Greenfield.
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Greenfield's schools receive high marks from area parents. The community has four elementary schools for grades kindergarten through third and two intermediate schools for fourth through sixth grades. Greenfield recently built a new junior high building, the Greenfield-Central Junior High, and students finish their education at the city's award-winning Greenfield-Central High School. Greenfield's St. Michael School also provides a quality private school education to area students and receives five stars from area parents.
Greenfield boasts several companies that have headquarters or major areas of operations in and around the city limits, and those who find homes for sale in Greenfield often find employment with these companies. Manufacturing and distribution are quite important to the Greenfield economy. Elanco, a division of Eli Lilly and Company, has a facility in Greenfield that manufactures animal health products. Indiana Automotive Fasteners, Avery Dennison, Novelty, Inc., and Keihin Indiana Precision Technology are also big names in Greenfield. Outside of the manufacturing and distribution industry, Hancock Regional Hospital is a major community employer.
Greenfield's historic downtown is one of its primary attractions. The iconic Hancock County Courthouse, made entirely from Indiana limestone, is a beautiful part of the downtown area. Just to the east of the downtown area sits Riley Park. This 40-acre park has a skate park, basketball and tennis courts, community sledding hill, playgrounds and a community pool. It's bordered by the beautiful Brandywine River.
History is paramount to residents of Greenfield, and one of its historically important residents was James Whitcomb Riley, poet and author. The James Whitcomb Riley Old Home and Museum is open for visitors on Main Street, and it has exhibits and displays highlighting the writer's work and life.
In addition to these attractions, those who find homes for sale in Greenfield will be close to the action when October rolls around. Each October, Greenfield hosts the Riley Festival. During the festival the downtown courthouse area is packed with exhibitors and vendors as the community hosts one of the state's largest craft festivals in honor of Riley.
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