Noblesville, Indiana is 21 miles northeast of Indianapolis in the heart of Hamilton County. A combination of historic architecture, a quaint downtown area, and popular modern attractions puts Noblesville on the map as a place that offers something for everyone. With over 50,000 residents, Noblesville is still growing and becoming a cultural and commercial destination.
Noblesville features a number of areas and buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The most recognizable, the Hamilton County Courthouse Square, is an iconic structure in compact downtown Noblesville. Others include the Conner Street Historic District, the Noblesville Milling Company, and the William Houston Craig House.
In addition to its historic architecture, downtown Noblesville is also home to a number of independent shops and restaurants. Enjoy Noblesville’s hometown feel one of its locally-owned pubs or children’s book shops. Noblesville is also home to Indiana Transportation Museum, which offers train ride tours to and from the museum from other nearby attractions.
Noblesville’s proximity to a body of water sets it apart from most Indianapolis suburbs. Morse Park and Beachon Morse Reservoir are summertime family getaways. Beautiful Morse lakefront properties are in high demand year-round. Other recreational amenities include Forest Park, Dr. James A. Dillon Park, and seven public and private golf courses.
Noblesville’s most recent addition is Hamilton Town Center, owned by Simon Malls. This outdoor shopping mall showcases popular commercial stores and restaurants close to home.
Perhaps its most well known attraction, Klipsch Music Center draws thousands every concert season. Unlike most large amphitheatres, Klipsch is unique in its rural setting. Over the years, it has become a regular stop for the Dave Matthews Band, Phish, as well as a number of other big name acts and traveling music festivals like Warped Tour.
Noblesville has two public golf courses and four public parks. Forest Park has 110 acres and is the largest park, offering picnic facilities, playgrounds, tennis courts, horse-shoe pits, shelter houses, concession stand, miniature golf, basketball courts, an antique carrousel and Forest Park Inn (available for banquets and meetings). The Forest Park Aquatic Center is an Olympic-sized pool and diving facility located at Forest Park. The Indiana Transportation Museum is also located in Forest Park. The Dr. James A. Dillon Park is approximately 77.5 acres with a playground, a small shelter, a concession stand, multi-purpose playing fields, a spray park, a skate park, a large events shelter, a disc golf course and trails. Seminary Park, 1½ acres, has a playground and gazebo. Southside Park, 3 acres, has areas for softball, basketball and a playground. Morse Lake and Geist Reservoir, two of the largest artificial lakes in Indiana, are located nearby. Noblesville is also home to Klipsch Wireless Music Center, an outdoor amphitheater, the largest outdoor music venue in central Indiana with 6,000 seats under a pavilion and 18,000 general admission lawn seats. Encounter the past at a nationally recognized and one of the most exciting living history museums-Conner Prairie.
Potter’s Bridge, built in 1870 and located in Noblesville, is the only remaining original covered bridge in Hamilton County. The bridge is now the focal point of Potter’s Bridge Park along the White River.