Quality of Life

Johnson County, Indiana and the Southern Indianapolis region is the ideal place to raise a family and where you can experience personal and professional success. Aspire is hard at work helping your business and employees feel at home.

Education  .  Workforce Development  .  Housing  .  Libraries  .  Recreation  .  Arts + Entertainment  .  Healthcare

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We have first rate private and public K-12 schools and premier universities nearby. We are home to Franklin College, a leading liberal arts institution, and Ivy Tech Franklin Campus, a two year technical college.

Other world-class universities such as Purdue University, Indiana University, Indiana State University, Ball State University, Butler University, DePauw University and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology are only a 60 to 90 minute drive.


Workforce development is a vital part of our efforts to improve the opportunities for employer and employee alike.

We have several efforts that are working together to ensure the right workers are here in Johnson County.


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Homes in Johnson County are affordable. As one of the most reasonable housing markets in the country, our region offers a wide choice of locations and housing styles - from historic homes, modern suburban neighborhoods, condominiums and apartments to wooded lake and rural farms.



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The region also has four wonderful public library systems that are leaders in resources and programs.

Johnson County Public Library

Greenwood Public Library

Edinburgh Wright-Hageman Public Library

The Indianapolis Public Library 

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We have more than 1,200 acres of spacious and neighborhood parks for leisure and events; and a Johnson County Trails Master Plan calls out for more than 164 walkable trails that connect our communities and neighborhoods.

We also have community centers, public swimming pools, dog parks, youth and adult sports leagues and numerous fitness and activity classes.

Festival Country Indiana highlights all the ways you and your family can enjoy what Johnson County, Indiana has to offer.

Bargersville Parks and Recreation
Edinburgh Parks and Recreation
Franklin Parks and Recreation
Greenwood Parks and Recreation
Hoosier Horse Park
Johnson County Parks and Recreation
New Whiteland Parks and Recreation
Indy Parks and Recreation

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From primary to world-class specialized care, Johnson County and Southern Indianapolis feature outstanding healthcare providers.

Johnson Memorial Health’s main campus is in Franklin, with primary and specialized care centers in Greenwood, Whiteland and White River Township. They are completing a new comprehensive expansion that includes a state-of-the-art emergency and outpatient center.

Community Health Network and Franciscan Alliance have major hospital campuses in the Southern Indianapolis region. Each recently completed multi-million dollar expansions and renovations, including new cancer and maternity centers.

Valle Vista Health System and Adult and Child Health serve the mental health needs of Johnson County and the Southern Indianapolis community, while Windrose Health Network provides affordable access to care for everyone.​

Networks to leading researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine and Riley Hospital for Children are integrated within our local physician community.