Newcastle, Indiana, USA

New Castle, Indiana, USA

Country USA
Town/City New Castle, Indiana
Location New Castle is a city in Henry County, Indiana, 44 miles (71 km) east-northeast of Indianapolis, on the Big Blue River.
Population 20,524 (2011)
Brief Description Founded in 1822, the city is surrounded by a farming district and covers an area of 5.9 sq mi (15.4 km2).  It is home to the largest high school gymnasium in the world (capacity 9,325) and has produced many basketball stars.
Industry Foam Rubber; iron castings machining and assembly;  manufacture of gauges, fixtures, tooling and special machinery; custom coating metal products; soyabean products; stainless steel
Culture/Sport Guyer Opera House (Lewisville); Henry County Historical Society Museum; Art Association and Arts Park; NC-HC Public Library; HC New Castle Motorsports Park (kart racing); Mt Lawn Speedway
Tourism Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame; Wilbur Wright Birthplace and Museum; Whitewater Valley Railroad;
Education New Castle Community School Corporation; Indiana University East:  Henry County Danielson Centre
Newspaper http://www.thecouriertimes.com/

http://www.thestarpress.com/

Mayor / Contact Details Greg York (also Chief Executive Officer)  greg-york@cityofnewcastle.net
Chief Executive / Contact Details
Website http://www.cityofnewcastle.net/

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