Welcome to Westfield, Indiana!
Located only 20 miles north of the capital city of Indianapolis, Westfield is a community that has experienced significant growth and has plans for continued development. Coupled with a strong economy and excellent school system, Westfield has gained not only statewide, but national recognition and attracts the interest of many.
Located in Hamilton County, Westfield offers amenities such as beautiful golf courses, parks and trails, tourist and historical interests as well as a great array of shopping and a wide variety of business. Additionally, with the overall positive quality of life that is offered, Westfield benefits from possessing the feel and charm of a small town all while offering qualities found in larger cities.
In 1834, the town of Westfield began its journey of becoming the thriving city that it is today. In May of 1834, the City of Westfield was laid out by Asa Bales, Nathan Parker, and Ambrose Osborne, the next men to try their fortune in the area. Westfield has a Quaker background, as it was greatly influenced by the Friends Church (Quaker).
There are three main reasons that Westfield became a prosperous town: Westfield established one of the first schools in the area with the opening of Union High School Westfield, as an anti-slavery town, was an important station on the Underground Railroad. The townspeople were willing to dedicate their minds and bodies to hard work.
Historically, the people of Westfield have shown a sense of caring and community concern. The Chamber wishes to continue the act of caring by being available to serve the community through business support and community awareness.
More information can be obtained about the history of Westfield by visiting the Westfield Washington Historical Society
We encourage you to get to know Westfield; become involved with the Westfield Chamber of Commerce. By working together we can ensure that the City of Westfield remains a great place in which to live, work and play. Feel free to visit the Chamber, located at 130 Penn Street in downtown Westfield. There you will find a great deal of information to help you become better acquainted with the area, including Hamilton County and the state of Indiana. The Chamber offers maps, activity brochures, and community directories containing information about schools, local churches, civic groups, and service clubs. Also available are golf guides, phone books, special event brochures, tourism information and much more! You may reach The Westfield Chamber by calling at 317-804-3030 or visiting the chamber's contact page.