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Indiana

Hoosier Hospitality and Heartland Beauty.

A Message from the Governor

Holcomb frequently travels throughout the state, visiting with Hoosiers about how to make Indiana the best place in the world to live, work, study, play and stay.

Governor Eric Holcomb

Eric Holcomb

About Indiana

Indiana, often referred to as the “Hoosier State,” is a Midwestern state with a rich blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. Known for its friendly communities, thriving cities, and scenic landscapes, Indiana offers a diverse range of experiences for residents and visitors alike.

Indiana holds a significant place in American history. It was home to President Abraham Lincoln during his childhood, and the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Spencer commemorates this period of his life. Additionally, the state’s role in the Underground Railroad is celebrated at various historic sites.

Indiana State House

Crimes Overview

Indiana has a murder rate equal to the national average, but lower rates of rape, assault, and robbery. Kidnapping rate is higher than the national average. Burglary rate is lower, while arson rate is slightly higher. Vandalism rate is significantly lower. Theft rate is below the national average, and motor vehicle theft rate is also lower. Identity theft rate is notably lower. Drug offenses are a concern, and weapon law violations are slightly higher than the national average.

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Cities of Indiana

Albion

Anderson

Angola

Auburn

Avon

Bargersville

Bedford

Beech Grove

Bloomington

Bluffton

Bristol

Brookville

Brownsburg

Butler

Carmel

Cedar Lake

Charlestown

Chesterton

Cicero

Clarksville

Claypool

Columbia City

Cumberland

Danville

Dyer

East Chicago

Edinburgh

Elkhart

Evansville

Fishers

Fort Wayne

Franklin

Goshen

Greenfield

Greenwood

Hammond

Hartford City

Highland

Hobart

Huntington

Indianapolis

Jasper

Kendallville

Kokomo

Knox

La Porte

Lawrence

Lebanon

Linton

Logansport

Lowell

McCordsville

Michigan City

Mishawaka

Mount Vernon

Muncie

Munster

Nappanee

New Albany

New Haven

New Whiteland

North Vernon

North Webster

Osceola

Pittsboro

Plainfield

Portage

Porter

Seymour

Shelbyville

Sheridan

Silver Lake

Speedway

St. John

Terre Haute

Valparaiso

Vincennes

Walkerton

Warsaw

Washington

Westfield

West Lafayette

Whiteland

Whitestown

Winona Lake

Zionsville

Metropolitan Counties

Allen

Bartholomew

Clark

Delaware

Elkhart

Floyd

Hamilton

Hancock

Harrison

Hendricks

Howard

Johnson

La Porte

Madison

Monroe

Porter

Posey

St. Joseph

Tippecanoe

Vanderburgh

Vigo

Washington

Non-Metropolitan Counties

Clinton

Dubois

Fulton

Gibson

Greene

Henry

Jackson

Jennings

Kosciusko

Montgomery

Noble

Starke

Steuben

Wells