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Pendleton, Indiana

Pendleton, Indiana is an ideal town for both residents and businesses. Pendleton boasts its slogan of “More Than a Town”, claiming to be more than just another small Midwestern town and a dot on the map. One visit to the historic town and you will see just why that is. 35 miles northeast of Indianapolis, Pendleton is located in Fall Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana. The town’s land was platted in 1830 and Pendleton was officially incorporated in 1854. Today, the rural and suburban mix of the town offers a unique experience in the countryside just a short drive away from the big city.

Within the quaint town, the Pendleton Historic District houses a variety of architecture including Federal, Greek Revival, and American Craftsman styles. Pendleton Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The beautiful Falls Park also lies within the historic district, serving as a scenic oasis for the town since its first settlers arrived. Today, Falls Park offers a wide array of outdoor activities including swimming, sports fields, public golf courses, and more. 

Pendleton’s community has a strong appreciation for the arts. The town is home to the Pendleton Arts Society/Gallery 119, a non-profit organization holding events and classes dedicated to making Pendleton a destination for arts, culture, and entertainment. Classes for all ages and experience levels are offered so everyone can participate and enjoy. The town is also 12 miles away from the Ruoff Mortgage Music Center, a popular concert venue in Noblesville, IN. 

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Pendleton is a close knit community with events held around the year to bring everyone together. With good schools, scenic parks, and a picturesque main street, families, young professionals, and retirees can all enjoy the peaceful town just outside of the city.


  • Population: 4,253
  • Median Household Income: $36,899
  • Homeownership Rate: 68.2%

Housing Stats

  • Number of Homes Sold: 31
  • Median Sales Price: $230,000
  • Percent of Original List Price Received: 98.8%
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What You’ll Find in Pendleton



  • The Galleria Shopps, a small shopping center
  • B’Dazzled Boutique, a vibrant boutique offering styles for young women and girls
  • Pendleton Artist Shop, a jewelry store offering unique, homemade accessories

Commute Times

  • 5 minutes to Falls Park
  • 15 minutes to Ruoff Mortgage Music Center
  • 50 minutes to Downtown Indianapolis
  • 1 hour to Indianapolis International Airport

Nearby Neighborhoods

  • Anderson
  • Noblesville
  • Fishers
  • Greenfield
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Pendleton Schools

Pendleton is the largest town in the South Madison Community School Corporation (SMCSC). In fact, the district’s high school, middle school, and 1 of its 3 elementary schools are located in Pendleton. SMCSC maintains a district-wide vision of “Success for All Students”. SMCSC is devoted to the mental, physical, emotional, and social growth of the future generations. The diverse curriculum is designed to fit every student of any background. SMCSC also implements a Blended Learning (1:1) approach in order for students to adapt to the ever-changing technological world. Parents who send their children to school in Pendleton can rest assured that they will be given the resources and opportunities they need to succeed.


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