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Welcome to Fishers ...

The town of Fishers is located in Hamilton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Fishers has a population of 91,832 people<1> (see below for details).

Fishers was established in 1891.

The community of Fishers is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Fishers lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Fishers is located in the (317) area code.

The ZIP code for Fishers: 46038<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fishers had a population of 76,794 people (or 27.97% of the total population of Hamilton County). This makes Fishers the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Fishers represents 1.18% of the total population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 76,794 people, the population of Fishers increased 102.97% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 37,835 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fishers had an population of 91,832 people. This is an increase of 19.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 142.72% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fishers.

Communities near Fishers ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Anderson   [Map]   55,076   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beech Grove   [Map]   14,795   S   18 miles [29 km]
Carmel   [Map]   92,198   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cumberland   [Map]   5,683   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   22,094   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Indianapolis   [Map]   863,002   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fishers.

Communities Also Named Fishers ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Fishers - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, New York (2) and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fishers.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fishers. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fishers. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fishers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fishers:

Websites for Fishers ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fishers ...

Looking for more information about Fishers? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fishers, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fishers.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Fishers. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fishers.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fishers - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Fishers). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fishers or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Fishers. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fishers) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fishers. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fishers

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fishers. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9641, Longitude: -85.9693     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fishers have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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