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Best Small Towns in Indiana for Retirement

There are many smaller towns in Indiana perfect for retirement living. Many are near the metro areas and some more removed. Best small towns for retirement in Indiana include: Frankfort, Howe, Portage, Beech Grove, New Carlisle, Brownsburg, Fort Wayne, Kokomo, Laporte, Noblesville IN, Schererville, Indianapolis suburbs.

Best Small Towns in Indiana

Known as the Hoosier state, Indiana is full of charm and beauty among its cities and small towns. Some of the top-rated small towns in the country are found in the picturesque state of Indiana. Visitors can choose from unique tourist attractions to romantic getaways in the four-season state that is anything but mundane. The top-rated best small towns in Indiana include the following:

1. Alexandria

The beautiful community of Alexandria is often referred to as "small town USA" and is one of the most picturesque landscapes in Indiana. Located in the heart of Madison County, Alexandria is as pretty as its name.

2. Brownsburg

Just a short distance from Indianapolis, Brownsburg is a commuter town that offers efficient access to many of the area's major highways and bi-ways. The area offers low crime rates and exceptional schools and is home of many NASCAR events and shows.

3. Corydon

Located approximately 30 miles west of Louisville, Corydon is a historic community noted on the National Register of Historic Places. Historic buildings and interesting landmarks can be found along the numerous walking tours.

4. Noblesville

With a population of just under 50,000 residents, Noblesville offers affordable home prices and convenient access to the city. A strong school system and local economy keep the town attractive to city-goers looking to relocate to a smaller town to raise the family.

5. Plainfield

With just over 22,000 residents, Plainfield is quaint, small and charming to say the least. The corporate headquarters for Duke Energy are located in Plainfield and the town offers some of the best schools in the area. The local town center has recently adapted a ten-year revitalization project.

6. Westfield

The beautiful town of Westfield is located just twenty miles from Indianapolis and is a highly youth friendly community. There is an annual Grand Junction Soap Box Derby that takes place in the town each year and is loved by many. A large youth camp was recently constructed and covers over 300 acres of land.

7. South Bend

Still considered a small town with its population of just over 100,000, South Bend offers dozens of recreational opportunities for those who love the outdoors. There are numerous golf courses and city parks scattered throughout the town. A number of museums featuring specialty niches like the hall of fame football are found in South Bend.

8. Warsaw

With the nickname Lake City, it is no wonder why Warsaw draws in tourists and residents from around the state. The town is nestled among three different lakes and residents enjoy the beautiful landscape that Warsaw's nature has to offer. The Municipal Park offers many events that take place year after year, season after season.

Indianapolis Canal nearing downtown, Indiana

9. Zionsville

Located in Boone County, Zionsville is a nice little suburb of Indianapolis that features a wide array of shops, hotels, restaurants and attractions. The town is small enough to give off the peaceful and homey feel but holds all of the modern technological amenities that the city has to offer.

10. Lakes of the Four Seasons

The residential community of Lakes of the Four Seasons offers a world-renowned 18-hole golf course, access to beaches, four separate lakes and a number of athletic fields and recreational areas. Residents of all ages enjoy the quaint town of Lakes of the Four Seasons.

Indiana Retirement Communities

Schererville -

2007 Money Mag award winner as best town in Indiana to live. Pop 26,000. Rates high for quality of life.


Indiana towns and communities include:

Alexandria Anderson Arcadia Atlanta Carmel Cicero Colfax Elwood Fishers Forest Fortville Frankfort Frankton Goldsmith Hobbs Ingalls Kempton Kirklin Lapel Lebanon Mc Cordsville IN Markleville Michigantown Mulberry Noblesville Orestes Pendleton Rossville Sedalia Sharpsville Sheridan Summitville Thorntown Tipton Westfield Whitestown Windfall Zionsville Advance Amo Arlington Bainbridge Bargersville Beech Grove Boggstown Brooklyn Brownsburg Camby Carthage Charlottesville Clayton Cloverdale Coatesville Danville Avon Edinburgh Eminence Fairland Falmouth Fillmore Finly Fountaintown Franklin Glenwood Greencastle Greenfield Greenwood Gwynneville Homer Jamestown Knightstown Lizton Manilla Martinsville Maxwell Mays Milroy Monrovia Mooresville Morgantown Morristown Needham New Palestine Nineveh North Salem Paragon Pittsboro Plainfield IN, Putnamville Reelsville Roachdale Rushville Russellville Shelbyville Stilesville Trafalgar Waldron West Newton Whiteland Wilkinson Indianapolis Beverly Shores Boone Grove Cedar Lake Chesterton Crown Point Demotte Dyer East Chicago Griffith Hammond Munster Highland Hanna Hebron Hobart Kingsbury Kingsford Heights Kouts La Crosse Lake Village La Porte Leroy Lowell Michigan City Mill Creek North Judson Portage Rolling Prairie Roselawn Saint John San Pierre Schererville Schneider Shelby Sumava Resorts Tefft Thayer Union Mills Valparaiso Wanatah Westville Wheatfield Wheeler Whiting Gary Lake Station Merrillville Argos Atwood Bourbon Bremen Bristol Burket Claypool Culver Donaldson Elkhart Etna Green Goshen Granger IN Grovertown Hamlet Knox Lakeville Lapaz Leesburg Mentone Middlebury Milford Millersburg Mishawaka Nappanee New Carlisle New Paris North Liberty North Webster Notre Dame Osceola Pierceton Plymouth Shipshewana Syracuse Tippecanoe Topeka Tyner Wakarusa Walkerton Warsaw Winona Lake Wyatt South Bend Albion Andrews Angola Arcola Ashley Auburn Avilla Berne Bippus Bluffton Butler Churubusco Columbia City Corunna Craigville Cromwell Decatur Fremont Garrett Geneva Grabill Hamilton Harlan Hoagland Howe Hudson Huntertown Huntington Kendallville Keystone Kimmell Lagrange Laotto Larwill Leo Liberty Center Ligonier Linn Grove Markle Mongo Monroe Monroeville New Haven Orland Ossian Petroleum Pleasant Lake Pleasant Mills Poneto Preble Roanoke Rome City Saint Joe South Milford South Whitley Spencerville Stroh Uniondale Warren Waterloo Wawaka Wolcottville Wolflake Woodburn Yoder Zanesville Fort Wayne Kokomo Akron Amboy Athens Bringhurst Bunker Hill Burlington Burrows Camden Converse Cutler Deedsville Delong Delphi Denver Fairmount Flora Fowlerton Fulton Galveston Gas City Grass Creek Greentown Indiana Hemlock Jonesboro Kewanna La Fontaine Lagro Lake Cicott Laketon Leiters Ford Liberty Mills Logansport Lucerne Macy Marion Matthews Mexico Miami Monterey New Waverly North Manchester Oakford Onward Ora Peru Grissom Arb Roann Rochester Rockfield Royal Center Russiaville Servia Silver Lake Somerset Star City Swayzee Sweetser Twelve Mile Upland Urbana Van Buren Wabash Walton West Middleton Winamac Young America Aurora West College Corner Batesville Bath Bennington Brookville Cedar Grove Cross Plains Dillsboro East Enterprise Florence Friendship Guilford Holton Laurel Lawrenceburg Metamora Milan Moores Hill Morris Napoleon New Trenton Oldenburg Osgood Patriot Pierceville Rising Sun Sunman Versailles Vevay West Harrison Austin Bethlehem Borden Bradford Campbellsburg Central Charlestown Corydon Crandall Depauw Eckerty Elizabeth English Floyds Knobs Fredericksburg Georgetown Grantsburg Greenville Hardinsburg Henryville Clarksville Jeffersonville Laconia Lanesville Leavenworth IN Lexington Little York Marengo Marysville Mauckport Memphis Milltown Mount Saint Francis Nabb New Albany New Middletown New Salisbury New Washington Otisco Palmyra Pekin Ramsey Salem Scottsburg Sellersburg Sulphur Taswell Underwood Columbus Brownstown Butlerville Canaan Clarksburg Clifford Commiskey Cortland Crothersville Deputy Dupont Elizabethtown Flat Rock Freetown Grammer Greensburg Hanover Hartsville Hayden Hope Jonesville Kurtz Madison Medora Millhousen New Point Norman North Vernon Paris Crossing Saint Paul Scipio Seymour Taylorsville Vallonia Vernon Westport Muncie Albany Bentonville Boston Brownsville Bryant Cambridge City Centerville Connersville Daleville Dublin Dunkirk Dunreith Eaton Economy Farmland Fountain City Gaston Greensboro Greens Fork Hagerstown Hartford City Kennard Lewisville Liberty Losantville Lynn Middletown Milton Modoc Montpelier Mooreland Mount Summit New Castle New Lisbon Oakville Parker City Indiana Pennville Pershing Portland Redkey Richmond Ridgeville Salamonia Saratoga Selma Shirley Spiceland Springport Straughn Sulphur Springs Union City Webster Williamsburg Winchester Yorktown Bloomington Avoca Bedford Bloomfield Clear Creek Coal City Ellettsville Fort Ritner Freedom French Lick Gosport Harrodsburg Helmsburg Heltonville Huron Jasonville Koleen Linton Lyons Midland Mitchell Nashville Newberry Oolitic Orleans Owensburg Paoli Patricksburg Quincy Scotland Smithville Solsberry Spencer Springville Stanford Stinesville Switz City Tunnelton Unionville West Baden Springs Williams Worthington Washington Bicknell Birdseye Branchville Bristow Bruceville Cannelburg Cannelton Celestine Crane Dale Decker Derby Dubois Edwardsport Elnora Evanston Ferdinand Freelandville Fulda Gentryville Holland Huntingburg Ireland Jasper Lamar Leopold Lincoln City Loogootee Mariah Hill Monroe City Montgomery Oaktown Odon Otwell Petersburg Plainville Ragsdale Rome Saint Anthony Saint Croix Saint Meinrad Sandborn Santa Claus Schnellville Shoals Spurgeon Stendal Tell City Troy Velpen Vincennes Westphalia Wheatland Winslow Boonville Chandler Chrisney Cynthiana Elberfeld IN Folsomville Grandview Griffin Hatfield Inglefield Lynnville Mount Vernon Newburgh New Harmony Poseyville Richland Rockport Tennyson Wadesville Haubstadt Hazleton Buckskin Fort Branch Francisco Mackey Oakland City Owensville Patoka Princeton Somerville Evansville Terre Haute Bellmore Blanford Bloomingdale Bowling Green Brazil Bridgeton Carbon Carlisle Centerpoint Clay City Clinton Coalmont Cory Dana Dugger Fairbanks Farmersburg Fontanet Graysville Harmony Hillsdale Hymera Judson Knightsville Lewis Marshall Mecca Merom Montezuma New Goshen New Lebanon Paxton Pimento Poland Prairie Creek Prairieton Riley Rockville Rosedale Saint Bernice Saint Mary Of The Woods Seelyville Shelburn Shepardsville Staunton Sullivan Universal West Terre Haute Lafayette West Lafayette Alamo Ambia Attica Battle Ground Boswell Brook Brookston Buck Creek Buffalo Burnettsville Cayuga Chalmers Clarks Hill Covington Crawfordsville Darlington Dayton Earl Park Fair Oaks Fowler Francesville Goodland Hillsboro Idaville Kentland Kingman Ladoga Linden Medaryville Mellott Monon Monticello Montmorenci Morocco Mount Ayr New Market Newport New Richmond New Ross Newtown Otterbein Oxford Perrysville Pine Village Remington Rensselaer Reynolds Romney State Line Stockwell Talbot Templeton Veedersburg Wallace Waveland Waynetown West Lebanon Westpoint Williamsport Wingate Wolcott Yeoman Indiana retirement community.