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Jamestown at a Glance

Location:
2 miles South of I-74 at the intersection of State Road 75 and State Road 136.

Town Office Location:   421 East Main St   
                                          Jamestown, IN 46147

Estimated Distance to:
Lebanon, IN-17 Miles
Crawfordsville, IN-17 Miles
Danville, IN-15 Miles
Brownsburg, IN-13 Miles
Indianapolis, IN-27 Miles
Lafayette, IN-45 Miles
Chicago, IL-162 Miles
Cincinnati, OH-123 Miles

Population
                            1970-938 people
                            1980-924 people
                            1990-864 people
                            2000-886 people
                            2004-957 people
                            2010-986 people                            
Transportation


Highway serving area: I-74; SR 75; SR 136; SR 234

Railroad: CSX

Parcel Service: UPS; Federal Express; Indiana Parcel Service; Roadway Packaging System Motor Freight Carrier; and many more

Nearest Commercial Airport - Indianapolis International Airport,
Distance 30 Miles
Runway Length: 10,000 ft. and 11,000 ft.
Airlines: Frontier Airlines, Delta Airlines, Midwest Connect, Northwest Airlines, Trans World Airlines, Air Canada Jazz, South West Airlines, Continental Express, Allegiant Air,  Air Wisconsin, American Airlines, American Eagle Airlines, Cargolux, Delta Connection,
Approximately 146 daily departures

Boone County Airport- 15 Miles
Terry Airport- 24 Miles
Eagle Creek Airport- 20 Miles

Tax Structure    Local Taxes:            Property Taxes
             
    County Option Income Tax:  .01 on adjusted gross income

    State Taxes

Retail Sales 7%
Individual Income 3.4%
Corporate adjusted gross income 3.4% or
Corporate gross income 1.2% high, 0.3% low only one of the above 2 taxes will apply. Rate will be the higher of the 2 methods
Gasoline Tax $.18/gal
Motor Carrier Fuel Tax $.16/gal
Motor Carrier Surcharge Tax $.11/gal

Government

Type: 3 member town council
Zoning regulations adopted?        Yes
Zoning Board?                                 Yes
Planning Commission?                  Yes

Police Department:   
                 1 Full time Marshal
                 1 Full time Deputy
                 Several Reserve Deputies

Fire Department:                            Jamestown Volunteer Fire Department
Personnel:                                       30 volunteers
Equipment:                                     5 vehicles (2 pumpers, 1 tanker, 1 Rescue, 1 grass truck)
Fire Insurance rating: Class 5
Service provided to industrial areas beyond corporate limits?  Yes, contract for half of Jackson Township

Utilities and Services

Electricity (supplier): Jamestown Municipal Lights and Power Member of IMPA
Natural Gas (supplier): Vectren
Telephone Service: CenturyLink
Fuel Oil (supplier): available from local distributors
Water (supplier): Jamestown Municipal

Water Source: Deep Wells
System Capacity: 338,000 gpd
Avg. Daily Use: 70,000 gpd
Peak Consumption: 100,000 to 110,000 gpd
Storage capacity: 75,000 gallons + new 200,000 gallons

Sanitary Sewer: Jamestown Municipal

Wastewater Treatment Plant: Class 2
Type: Extended Aeration, SBR plant
System Capacity: 200,000 gpd
Avg. daily load: 80,000 gpd
Storm Sewer: 0% of community covered
Garbage Disposal: Ray's Trash, weekly pickup included with utilities to residential single family residents

Education
    Public School District: Western Boone Community School Corporation.
    
    School                                                               Enrollment                        Teachers
        Granville Wells Elementary                                  550                                        37
        Thorntown Elementary                                          457                                        29
        Western Boone Jr/Sr High                                    899                                        54

    Universities
    
    Wabash College- Crawfordsville 17 Miles
    IUPUI- Indianapolis 27 Miles
    Butler University- Indianapolis 27 Miles
    Purdue University- Lafayette 45 Miles
    Depauw University- Greencastle 57 Miles
    Ball State University- Muncie 90 Miles
    Indiana State University- Terre Haute 75 Miles

Labor Force 
    Estimated Labor Force: 680

Financial Institutions
    Banks: State Bank of Lizton

Television Stations
    Local Reception: ABC, CBS, NBC, WXIN, WTTV, WLFI
    Cable TV: NO


Public Library
    Tri-Area Library - Estimated 10,000 + volumes

Newspapers

     Available 

Crawfordsville Journal
Hendricks County Flyer
Indianapolis Star
Lebanon Reporter
Zionsville Times Sentinel

Radio Stations
    All Indianapolis Radio Stations

Churches
Protestant:  7
Catholic: 0

Health Care
    Doctors: Witham Medical Services/Local Doctor Hours
    Paramedic Service: 24 Hour Paramedic Stationed above

Distance to Hospitals
    19 Miles to Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon
    17 Miles to Hendricks County Hospital in Danville
    27 Miles to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis
    35 Miles to St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis

Recreation
    Parks: 2     

Downtown Park - located W Main St (US 136) shelter house with picnic area, basketball court, and playground equipment
Pleasant Acres Nature Park - 16 Acres with trails, shelter house, picnic area, and restroom  facilities

Golf Courses
Tomahawk Hills - (765)676-6022