Living in Fountain City, Indiana
Fountain City, Indiana is located in the northeastern portion of Wayne County, Indiana. This town presents a captivating appeal to all who reside there and come to visit. The history, antiques and Amish living capture the interest of many.
Fountain City, Indiana is home to the Levi Coffin House, a registered National Historic Landmark, which housed the ‘president’ of the Underground Railroad. Levi and Catherine Coffin helped more than 2,000 slaves flee during the pre-Civil War days. The History Channel named this landmark one of the top 25 historic sites in the nation!
Levi Coffin Days is an annual festival celebrating the history that Fountain City has to offer. There are many activities to bring the community together and welcome people from the surrounding areas. It begins with a parade featuring local police, fire, school children and more. The community joins together to hold a town-wide event with great food and entertainment. It is held on the 3rd weekend each September.
Children in the Fountain City, Indiana community attend Northeastern Wayne Schools. Norteastern’s high standard of performance is demonstrated by the fact that approximately 74% of the graduating seniors have been accepted to college. In addition, they have a 90.5% graduation rate, approximately 41% of their seniors achieve an academic honors diploma, and approximately 84% of their seniors achieve a Core 40 diploma.
Fountain City is also home to Fountain Acre Foods, an Amish store. People travel from all around in anticipation of Amish baked goods, spices, specialty candy, bulk goods, fresh produce, deli items and furniture.
In the farthest northeastern area of Fountain City, just south of the Randolph County, Indiana line is the highest point in Indiana known as “Hoosier Hill”. The elevation of this area is 1,257 feet above sea level; however, it would be difficult to recognize this as the climb is nothing more than a simple stroll up a small mound.
Fountain City, Indiana Realtors
Fountain City, Indiana is a historic community with a blend of historical and new homes for sale. Lingle Real Estate is the industry leader thanks to its strong history of service and training. Our highly trained staff prides itself on being the established leader in home buying and selling in Wayne County, Indiana and surrounding areas.
Lingle Real Estate’s Realtors specialize in Fountain City, Indiana real estate and provide substantial value to homebuyers in their new home search. Whether you're looking to buy or sell a home in Wayne County, Indiana or its surrounding areas let the Realtors at Lingle Real Estate help guide you through the process.
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