With a population over 10,000 people, McCordsville is now the second largest municipality solely in Hancock County. Incorporated in 1988, McCordsville is beginning to feel the effects of being conveniently located near several thriving cities and towns, including Indianapolis and Fishers.
McCordsville is located in the northwest corner of Hancock County just south of Geist Reservoir, bordering both the City of Lawrence in Marion County and the Town of Fishers in Hamilton County. Conveniently located off of State Highway 67 and less than 10 minutes from I-70, I-69, I-465 and SR 234.
About McCordsville Indiana
McCordsville was originally incorporated as a town in 1988 (only 33 years ago!), and it’s been growing larger and larger. Since 2000, the town’s population has grown 688%! What at one time was a simple childhood home for many is no longer a one-stoplight town that you drive through on the way to bigger and better things. McCordsville has quickly grown into a thriving, robust community. Local businesses have moved in, and neighborhoods have filled with families eager to enter the community—with many more hoping to join in on the hype.
But it’s more than just hype! People are catching on to the McCordsville way of life. McCordsville is a community of people who care about each other. It’s a location that’s ideal for raising a family. And it’s an excellent option for commuters who need the big-city business connections but long for the suburban, smaller-town life.
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William McCord was one of the first settlers to arrive in the McCordsville area. The United States of America transferred 160 acres to him on October 5, 1833. The McCordsville “Village” area was laid out by W. Negley in September of 1865, with the original plat containing 35 lots.
McCords of McCordsville McCordsville was not settled by one McCord but by four different branches of the McCord family that came from Clermont County, OH. The current McCordsville area was first settled by brothers, first cousins, and even a sister-in-law.
In a historical essay written by John S. McCord, he states that he was not able to learn who the first settler was in the community, but he lists Little Elias McCord, Old Bill McCord, Lame Jake McCord, Smith McCord, Big Elias McCord, Little Billy McCord, Straight Jake McCord, and Greene McCord as some of the first McCords in the area. Greene and Smith are straight forward, but one can only speculate as to the Little, Big, Lame, and Straight McCords.