Visit Westfield

 

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.

CNN Money Magazine has named the City of Westfield one of the top 50 "Best Places to Live" for 2013. Westfield is the only Indiana community to make the list, which focuses on "America's Best Small Towns." Overall, Westfield ranked fifth in the Midwest and 18th in the nation.

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. Hamilton County Tourism, Inc. offers a wealth of information for our visitors. www.visithamiltoncounty.com

Westfield offers its residents and guest many Grand opportunities such as Grand Park and Grand Junction.

Grand Park 

Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana, is a planned youth and adult recreational sports village sure to become a family sports destination like no other. Grand Park will host a wide range of athletic competitions, local, regional and national sports tournaments, and community sporting events. This thoughtfully-designed 400- acre sports campus will feature a full-range of championship-level outdoor facilities for baseball, softball and field sports including soccer, football, rugby, field hockey, lacrosse and two indoor sports facilities designed for year round play.  The entire complex will be surrounded by dining, retail and entertainment venues, all geared toward supporting and enhancing the family sports atmosphere and experience.

Grand Junction Park & Plaza

Grand Junction is more than an idea. It's more than a vision. It's more than a transformative movement making waves in Westfield. This project is a catalyst for connections, and it has the power to create a downtown center like this area has never seen before. A place people want to visit. A place residents feel proud to claim as their own.

It's all about connecting: with family and friends; with nature; with great places to dine; with distinctive places to shop; with popular regional trails, roadways and waterways; with history; and with community. Westfield's Grand Junction will be a place where old meets new and people connect with each other. Truly, our downtown will be the heartbeat of our city, pumping new energy in every direction. New development is planned for retail, restaurants, office space and residences. These structures, combined with existing buildings rich in history, will establish a well-balanced community that embraces both its roots and new growth as well as its residents and visitors.

A Rich History
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