Noblesville is a city in Indiana, USA. It is the administrative center of Hamilton district, part of the township Noblesville . Population: 57,584. (estimated in 2014).
|History and geography|
|Center Height||235 m|
|Time zone||UTC-5:00, summer UTC-4:00|
|Population||57,584 people (2014)|
|Phone code||+1 317|
|Postal Indexes||46060, 46061, 46062|
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City serves airport .
Noblsville is located in the central part of the state. Of the 84.93 km², 81.25 km² is land and 3.66 km² is water. The city is part of the so-called "N." "Corn Belt."
To the south of the city is the capital of the state of Indianapolis, with Noblesville included. The White River, one of the state's largest rivers, flows through the city.
In 1802, the place where the city is now located was settled by the entrepreneur William Conner Mekinges with his wife of the Delavar tribe. In 1823, together with Josiah Polk, he founded a town settlement, which a year later became the center of the newly formed Hamilton district. In the same 1823, a post office was opened in Noblesville, in 1827 the first church and tavern were opened.
The city's modern borders were determined by the decision of the district authorities in 1833. Noblesville, the city was named after American Senator James Noble of the State of Indiana . Noblesville developed strongly in the first decades, but there were black pages in his history as well: e.g. cholera epidemic in 1850, Great flooding in 1913 , The Great Fire of 1967. In 1851. Noblesville was incorporated .
In 1856 the first public library opened its doors, eight years later the city fair opened. In 1871, two significant objects were opened at Noblesville: city bank and fire department. In 1879 the building of the District Court was completed.
1888 marked the beginning of the economic boom for Noblesville, with the central and eastern parts of the state found natural gas. This event gave an impetus to the more active development of the city in all spheres - at the turn of the XIX and XX centuries a number of different objects were built: From the opera theater to the dam for the local HPP, the Noblesville Electric Power Company was established.
The city did not develop very quickly in the twentieth century, but from the 1970s until now (2016) there was a sharp increase in the population in Noblesville.
|1850—2014 Source: US Census Bureau|
According to the 2010 census, the city had 51,969 inhabitants, 19,080 households and 13,989 families.
Noblsville's racial composition is as follows: 91.1% white, 3.6% Negro, 0.2% Native Americans, 1.7% Asian, 0.1% Oceanic , 0.1% are from other racial groups, including mixed-race groups. In particular, 4.3% of the population was Hispanic of all racial groups.
42.9% of families have one or more children under the age of 18, 58.3% of couples live together, 10.8% of the older families are single women, 4.2% are unmarried men, and 26.7% are unmarried. The average age of the population is 33 years.
Tourism and recreation
Noblsville has a number of attractions and recreation facilities for the city's residents and guests: 7 golf courses, Belfry Theater, many shops in the business center, music center, parks and squares (e.g. Forest Park and Park). James Dillon), art gallery, Indiana Transportation Museum and much more. Hamilton Town Center is the city's largest shopping center (founded in 2008).
Noblsville has sister relations with the following cities:
- Nova Prata, Brazil
- Chittadella, Italy
Noblesville has nearly a dozen educational institutions, including Noblesville High School and St. Theodore Guerin Catholic Higher School (see Guerin, Theodora).
Famous residents and natives
In 1886 in Noblsville was born the famous American writer Rex Stout, the creator Niro Wulf and Archie Goodwin. Besides him, the city was born: driver Conor Daly , Republican Congressman Ralph Guinn , political Democratic consultant Timothy Kraft , designer Norman Norell , comic book author Roger Stern , country singer Steve Wariner . In addition, the following were living in Noblesville at different times: 2012 Olympic water jump champion David Budaya, racers Brian Clauson and Derek Daly, pitcher baseball player Wesley Wisler .
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- Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014 (inaccessible link). US Census Bureau. Case date: March 6, 2016. Archived June 30, 2015.
- Noblesville History (Unavailable link). Noblesville Main Street. Case date: March 6, 2016. Archived March 23, 2016.
- Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014 (unavailable link). Case date: June 4, 2015. Archived May 23, 2015.
- Noblesville's Sister Cities. Noblsville's official website. Case date: March 6, 2016.