Muncie, Indiana, is a community of more
than 70,000 people located in east central Indiana. In recent years,
Muncie has consistently been named among the most affordable college towns in
the United States according to Coldwell Banker’s College Home Listing Report.
While Muncie offers a respite from the daily
hassles of large metro areas, residents have easy access to big cities. Muncie
is just 60 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Other cities within a few hours
driving distance include Chicago, Cincinnati, Dayton, Detroit, Louisville, and
Local Attractions and Recreation
Muncie is home to many unique attractions
including Minnetrista and Oakhurst Gardens, the National Model Aviation Museum,
and Cardinal Greenway, a recreational trail for athletes of all kinds. The Muncie
Symphony offers first-rate programs featuring nationally known artists, and the
Muncie Civic Theater produces plays for all audiences. The David Owsley Museum
of Art at Ball State houses a collection of nearly
11,000 works and is one of only four Indiana art museums with a
notable, well-rounded collection. Plus, Emens Auditorium features prominent music, theatre, and cultural events.
For outdoor enthusiasts, Prairie Creek Reservoir
is a 1,252-acre man-made lake surrounded by 3,000 acres of rolling hills. The
lake is stocked with a variety of fish. Boat docks are available, and a beach
provides a popular summer swimming spot.
Source: 2010 U.S. Census
County Chamber of Commerce
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