Indianapolis Home Guide

Indianapolis Neighborhoods, Communities and Suburbs

Indianapolis Area MapIndianapolis offers a variety of lifestyle options, from older established neighborhoods to new subdivisions. There are also great towns and communities surrounding the city, all within minutes of downtown Indy. 

Below is a list of neighborhoods, communities and suburbs in the Indianapolis area arranged by geographic area. Each page will have more detailed information and home listings that are updated daily from the Indianapolis MLS. Sign-up to get notified when a new listing hits the market - it's fast, easy, automatic and FREE!


North Indianapolis:

The neighborhoods and communities of North Indianapolis area include Washington Township in Indianapolis and the Hamilton County suburbs of Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville and Westfield. Fishers Indiana lies partly north and partly Northeast.

Carmel, Indiana is a favorite destination for home buyers and home builders in the Indianapolis area. Located about 10 miles north of downtown Indianapolis, Carmel boasts some of the most beautiful homes built in the Indianapolis area.

Fishers Indiana  is located northeast of the city of Indianapolis, has twice been recognized as one of the best places to live in the US. A growing community, centered around Geist Reservoir, Homes in Fishers is a popular choice for buyers in the Indianapolis area.The city of Fishers offers the community 17 parks, over 60 miles of paths and trails, golf and the top rated Hamilton Southeastern School District.

Noblesville Indiana  is a popular choice for home buyers in the Indianapolis area. Located about 30 miles north of Indianapolis, Noblesville combines the beauty and elegance of an historic town square with the carefree lifestyle of living on the golf course or waterfront homes on Morse Reservoir.

Westfield Indiana Westfield is located north of Carmel in Hamilton County. There are many original homes in Westfield, however, the town has seen a huge increase in new home construction as the city has become a popular choice for families who want a bit of distance from the city.



Northeast Indianapolis:

Northeast Indianapolis includes the neighborhoods and communities of Lawrence Township and the city of Lawrence, Fishers in Hamilton County; McCordsville and Fortville in Hancock County and the Geist area.

West Indianapolis:

The western portion of Indianapolis includes the neighborhoods within Wayne Township and the featured Hendricks County towns of Avon, Brownsburg, Danville and Plainfield. The town of Clermont and Speedway are also within Wayne Township

Avon Indiana  is located about 8 miles west of Downtown Indianapolis. Once considered country living, the town of Avon has grown to be one of the most desired towns to live in the western portion of Indianapolis. Avon real estate consists mostly of single family homes in Traditional American style and many custom built homes and neighborhoods. .

Brownsburg, Indiana - Brownsburg is one of Hendricks County’s fastest growing towns, located just ten miles Northwest of Indianapolis. Brownsburg is a popular choices for families moving to the Indianapolis area.

Plainfield Indiana is located about 10 miles west of downtown Indianapolis off Interstate 70. Once considered the country, Plainfield is a thriving city dedicated to maintaining it's small town feel, community values and top rated schools.

Speedway Indiana The mere mention of Indianapolis would not be complete without the city of Speedway. Although located in Marion County, in Wayne Township, Speedway is it’s own town and relishes the history associated with the town Current revovation to Main Street will add renewed life to the streets of Speedway.

Northwest Indianapolis:

The cities, towns and neighborhoods in Northwest Indianapolis include Eagle Creek, Traders Point and Pike Township in Indianapolis, along with Zionsville and Whitestown in Boone County.

Eagle Creek Eagle creek is an area of natural beauty surrounding Eagle Creek Park and Reservoir. Homes in Eagle creek range from waterfront views with boat docks to wooded lots where nature abounds and views are breath taking.

Traders Point  is located in the northwest portion of the city of Indianapolis, southwest of Zionsville and north of Eagle Creek. The land extending north of Eagle Creek makes this a place of natural beauty to live. Many of the homes and neighborhoods in Trader’s Point are wooded, with waterways, lakes and streams running through them.

Zionsville Indiana  is a quaint village town adorned with a brick Main Street. The Village features beautifully restored homes from days past and there are numerous subdivisions and communities within the borders of this beautiful town.

South Indianapolis

The southern portion of Indianapolis includes the neighborhoods within Decatur Township, Franklin Township to the southeast and Perry Township to the southwest, along with the suburban cities within Johnson County.

Greenwood Indiana is the largest and most densely populated city in Johnson County. and is located about 10 miles south of Indianapolis. Greenwood offers a diverse selection of homes, from Historic homes in Downtown Greenwood to custom golf course homes.

East Indianapolis:

East of Indianapolis consists mostly of the neighborhoods and communities within Warren Township, including Historic Irvington, along with the suburban cities of Cumberland and New Palestine.

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