Where is Indianapolis, IN?

Indianapolis is located in the central part of the Indiana. It is the capital city of Indiana and twelveth largest city in the United States.

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Where is Indianapolis Located?

Indianapolis is a city and county seat of Marion county and capital of U.S. state of Indiana, Indianapolis is in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States, in central Indiana. It lies on the White River at its confluence with Fall Creek, near the centre of the state.

Indiana was named after Native Americans. Indiana translates as "Indian Territory." Indiana is the first state to have a chapel within its state capitol, which was built in memory of former first lady Beth Bowen.

Indianapolis is a charmingly picturesque city with plenty of greenery, gleaming waterways, and remarkable memorials. Indianapolis City is the third-most populated city in the Midwest and the fifteenth most populous city in the United States. When visiting Indianapolis, one may split one's time between checking in the city's great museums, historical sites, top sporting events, and time spent in nature. Three of the biggest single-day events in the world are held in Indianapolis city and they are the Indy 500, the Brickyard 400, and the U.S. Grand Prix Formula One race. This is why Indianapolis City is referred to as the "racing capital of the world." The largest museum of its sort in the world is the Children's Museum of Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Zoo is home to more than 1,400 animals from 235 species, whereas the nearby White River Gardens include over 50,000 plants in approximately 3,000 different types. A vast collection of auto racing equipment from many motorsports and periods in automotive history are on display at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum.

Foods that are popular in Indianapolis include Breaded Pork Tenderloin, Sugar Cream Pie, Hoosier Chili, Persimmon Pudding, Roast Beef Manhattan, Sweet Corn, Biscuits and Gravy, Zombie Dust and Fried Brain Sandwich.

Some of the best places to visit in Indianapolis City are the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Eiteljorg, Museum, White River State Park, Holliday Park, Indiana World War Memorial, Soldiers & Sailors Monument, Indianapolis Canal Walk and Eagle Creek Park. Indianapolis City is a home to National Football League known as Indianapolis Colts, National Basketball Association named as Indiana Pacers WNBA is Indiana Fever and United Soccer League called as Indy Eleven.

Places to Visit in Indianapolis:

Following are the list of Top Places to Visit in Indianapolis;

The Children's Museum of IndianapolisEiteljorg MuseumMonument CircleIndianapolis Canal WalkIndiana Statehouse
Indianapolis ZooIndianapolis Motor Speedway MuseumHolliday ParkIndianapolis City MarketIndianapolis Art Center
White River State ParkSoldiers & Sailors MonumentIndiana World War MemorialGarfield Park ConservatoryGeist Reservoir
Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayConner PrairieMonon TrailDowntown Indy, Inc.Canal Walk
NewfieldsEagle Creek ParkGarfield ParkThe WaterparkCol. Eli Lilly Civil War Museum
Indiana State MuseumFort Harrison State ParkWhite River GardensIndiana Medical History MuseumGreatimes Family Fun Park

Indianapolis City Facts:

LocationEast North Central region of the Midwestern United States, in central Indiana.
CountryUnited States
Coordinates39°46′07″N 86°09′29″W
About City of IndianapolisIt is the 17th most populous city in the U.S
Nickname(s):"Indy"; "Circle City"; "Crossroads of America"; "Naptown"; "Racing Capital of the World
FoundedJanuary 6, 1821
Incorporated (city)March 30, 1847
Population of Indianapolis876,384 (17th in US)
Area367.97 sq mi (953.03 km2)
Area codes317 and 463
ZIP Code Prefixes462xx
ClimateHumid Continental Climate
Time ZoneUTC−5 (EST); in Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Major AirportIndianapolis International Airport
Interstate HighwaysI-65, I-69, I-70, I-74