Living in McCordsville | Indianapolis Neighborhood Series
Hogan Moving has been a part of the Indianapolis community since 1927. And, as a proud Indianapolis company, we’ve decided to start a blog series highlighting some of the great places to live in the area!
For this blog, we’re highlighting a growing and highly rated Indianapolis suburb, McCordsville.
McCordsville is an Indianapolis suburb 20 miles to the north east of downtown Indianapolis. Niche.com rates McCordsville as the #1 place to live in Hancock County, and it’s rated at #10 in the Best Places to Buy a House in Indiana.
Around 7,500 people live in the city limits of McCordsville, which makes it the second largest municipality solely in Hancock County, Indiana. Most residents own their homes in McCordsville, and you’ll find that the city has a nice mix of families and young professionals.
On Niche.com, McCordsville received an overall A rating. It’s “A”-rated categories were Housing, Good for Families, and Jobs. Nearly every other category, like Public Schools, Cost of Living, Outdoor Activities, or Healthy and Fitness, was a B.
McCordsville Hot Spots
Parks & Recreation
McCordsville has parks in its city limits and has nearby access to other Hancock County parks and recreational centers. We’ve picked a mix of options within the town and nearby in the county for you to explore.
McCordsville Play Park | Within city limits of McCordsville, you can find the McCordsville Play Park with plenty of playground equipment, a space for barbeques, tennis courts, basketball courts and more. Get directions to the park by clicking here.
Flat Fork Creek Park | Less than ten minutes from downtown McCordsville is Flat Fork Creek Park. This free, 60-acre park has mountain biking and hiking trails, green space, tree houses, and a 60-foot sledding hill that is ADA Compliant. Click here to learn more.
Fort Harrison State Park | Fort Harrison offers year-round access to nature and is only a few miles to the southwest of McCordsville. Enjoy awesome sledding hills in winter, walking through blooming flowers in spring, canoeing down Fall Creek in summer, or watching the trees turn breathtaking colors in fall. It’s an “oasis of green in an urban landscape.”
Incrediplex | Located just to the southwest of McCordsville is the Incrediplex. According to their website, this place has “over 60,000 square feet of fun with 85+ arcade games & 5 attractions.” They also have a full fitness center, rock wall, obstacle course, turf fields and basketball courts, baseball tunnels, a bar and bistro and more.
Geist Reservoir | Living in McCordsville also offers you quick access to the Geist Reservoir. You can learn more about living in Geist and visiting Gesit by clicking here.
Great Local Eats & Drinks
McCordsville has nice options for food and drinks and is only a short drive from other cities like Fishers, Fortville, and the downtown Indianapolis area. Some nearby, top-rated places include:
- Tim’s Pastries (McCordsville)
- Daniel’s Vineyard & Winery (McCordsville)
- Kinsey’s Italian Cafe (McCordsville)
- St. Yared (Geist Reservoir area)
- Los Agaves Mexican Grill (McCordsville)
- Sundaes (Fall Creek Highland area)
- Taxman Brewing Co. (Fortville)
Hear from a McCordsville local!
Here’s what one local had to say on Niche.com:
“I absolutely love living in McCordsville because it offers a comfortable country living without sacrificing all of the amenities of a large city, because they’re right up the road. I also love that it is only about 15 minutes from downtown Indianapolis, Fishers, Keystone, and even the Castleton area giving you plenty to do.”
Live in McCordsville!
If you’re ready to move to this growing Indianapolis suburb, we’re here to help you get there!
Find out how much it would cost you to move to McCordsville by clicking the “Request a Quote” form at the top of the page, or you can call us at any time at 317-639-9583. We’ll give you a free quote!
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