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The City of Fishers is a suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana, located in Hamilton County, and is consistently nationally ranked as a top place to live.

Under the leadership of Mayor Scott Fadness, Fishers is known as a smart, vibrant, and entrepreneurial city through its neighborhood development, dedication to supporting high-growth companies, and innovative city processes.  

With a population of 101,171 (2021, U.S. Census Bureau). Fishers is one of the fastest-growing communities in Indiana and has received national accolades for entrepreneurship, livability, and safety. 

Fishers was named “Best Place to Live in America” by Money Magazine in 2017 and “Community of the Year” by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce in 2016. 

Quick Facts 

  • Time Zone: Eastern (with DST adjustments in the spring and fall) 
  • Population: 101,171 (2021)
  • Median age: 35 years
  • Median Household Income: $101,469
  • Fishers is conveniently located in the heart of the midwest: 
    • 17 miles from downtown Indianapolis, Indiana 
    • 122 miles from downtown Cincinnati, Ohio 
    • 131 miles from downtown Louisville, Kentucky 
    • 181 miles from downtown Columbus, Ohio 
    • 188 miles from downtown Chicago, Illinois 
    • 266 miles from downtown Detroit, Michigan 
    • 264 miles from downtown St. Louis, Missouri 

Fishers Flag 

The Fishers Flag is comprised of three colors: “Kelly” Green, “Holland” Blue, and “Weaver” White. The green represents Fishers green fields. The blue represents the skies, White River, and Geist Reservoir. The white represents the crossroads of 116th Street and Interstate 69. The angled bar moving upward to the right reflects growth, and the two gold triangles represent balances that symbolize a balanced and fair approach to governance. 

fishers flag

History

Nestled in the heartland of Indiana, what started as a modest plot of land known as Fishers Switch in 1872 has evolved through the years into a thriving suburban community. Learn more.

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  • #1 on MONEY Magazine’s 2017 Best Places to Live 
  • #24 on Alarm.org’s 2017 Top 100 Safest Cities in America 
  • 100 on Livability’s 2017 Top 100 Best Places to Live 
  • #35 on GoodCall’s list of 2017 Best Cities for K-12 Teachers 
  • 2017 KaBoom! Playful City USA Community 
  • 2017 Niche.com ranked 16th on Best Places to Live In America 
  • #6 on The SafeWise Report for The 30 Safest Cities to Raise a Child