Zionsville, Indiana, is a suburb in southeast Boone County, Indiana, located northwest of Indianapolis. There are mostly residential single family homes in this town of 10 square miles. The downtown area has a Main Street, where several blocks have a dedicated village feel and the street is paved entirely in brick.
Zionsville promotes itself as a tourist attraction town. It has a popular July Fourth fireworks show that draws people from across the state. The annual Fall Festival features a parade that showcases sports teams, local organizations, and middle and high school marching bands. Another annual festival held at Lions Park in the fall features rides, food, and games. Lions Park has several recreational facilities, including seven softball and baseball diamonds, a volleyball court, a picnic facility and a gazebo. The Main Street hosts art walks and the seasonal Chili Cook-Off also draws crowds. Zionsville boasts 19 public parks, including Starkey Nature Park, the largest park in town. It offers scenic beauty, hiking trails, and photography opportunities.
Most Zionsville residents work in management, business, and finance occupations, followed by sales, office, or administration support. Zionsville schools, which are part of the Zionsville Community School Corporation, have been rated among the best in Indiana. All schools have been designated Four Star Schools, which indicates excellence in learning and achievement. There are five elementary schools, two middle schools, and a high school. Zionsville’s proximity to Indianapolis places it in a metro area that has been highly ranked as one of the best places in the country for teleworking. Zionsville gets close to the national average of rainfall at 40 inches of rain per year and 23 inches of annual snowfall. The town sees about 187 sunny days in the year, with the July high temperature at 87 degrees and the average January low temperature at 18 degrees. Zionsville sees hot, humid summers and mild to cool winters.