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The population of Fishers is approximately 37,711 (1999), 76794 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 10,602 (1997), 27218 (2010).

The amount of land area in Fishers is 21.372 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fishers to Washington DC is 516 miles. The distance to the Indiana state capital is 13 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fishers is positioned 39.95 degrees north of the equator and 86.02 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Fishers elevation is 801 feet above sea level.
Fishers median income is $74,475 .

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Fishers location: just 15 miles northeast of Indianapolis of I-69. Other large metropolitan areas, such as Cincinnati, Louisville and Chicago are within 180 miles.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Fishers is seasonal. Here is weather page for Fishers.
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Fishers history:

In June of 1872, Salathiel Fisher divided up his land into lots for a town. The Post Office was established under the name of "Fisher's Switch" on September 20, 1872. On February 27, 1891, "Fisher's Station" was approved and declared a legal corporation. On April 28, 1893, the post office dropped the apostrophe in "Fisher's Switch." On September 15, 1908, the post office dropped "Switch" making the town "Fishers" as it is known today.
Like many new towns in its era, Fishers grew up around the railroad. The train station is located in the center of town and houses the Hamilton County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Fishers Chamber of Commerce and the Hoosier Heritage Port Authority.

The sister city of Fishers is Billericay, England. The search for a sister city began in 1996. A town of over 700 years, Billericay was also home to a number of individuals who sailed on the Mayflower to America. It is now a modern thriving center of business and located very close to London, allowing a daily interchange of commuters.

The Ambassador House is one of the oldest existing structures in Hamilton County. It was built more than 170 years ago near the corner of 96th Street and Allisonville Road. Addison Harris, prominent Indianapolis attorney and U.S. Ambassador to Austria-Hungary, called this home.
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Fishers attractions:

Fishers Freedom Festival
The annual Fishers Freedom Festival is a two-day community event to celebrate Independence Day with many activities for the entire family. It includes a parade, fireworks, entertainment, food vendors, games, sports, and much more. The festival encourages community involvement and improvement to the overall quality of life for Fishers residents. It is held the last full weekend in June on Saturday and Sunday.

Corner Prairie Museum - Where history comes alive!
13400 Allisonville Road
Fishers, IN 46038-4499
Phone: 317-776-6000
Fax: 317-776-6014
Toll-free: 800-966-1836
Visitor Services: 317-776-6006

M.C. Axe and the Fire Crew is a progressive fire safety group made up of active Fishers firefighters. They have educated over 600,000 children and parents for over the past 10 years. Instead of just talking about fire safety, their unique message delivery of music, singing, dancing and comedy creates a fun learning experience for the children. They tour the Fishers schools and perform nationally.

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