Gas City Statistics

Communications

Cable Television

Bright House Network

Telephone:  765.668.5455

http://indiana.mybrighthouse.com

Radio Stations Mid-America Radio of Indiana, Inc.
(WBAT / WCJC & WMRI/WGOM)

Local Newspapers

    

Chronicle-Tribune
23,308 circulation, Daily Edition

Telephone:  765.664.5111
Serves Grant County

Twin City Journal-Reporter
2,200 circulation, Weekly Edition

Telephone:  765.674.0070
Serves Gas City/Jonesboro

Riverside Palaver

jtn_s@frontiernet.net

Telephone 765.948.4164

Serves all residents of Gas City & Jonesboro

 

Other Available Newspapers USA Today, Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis News, Sports Hotline, News-Sun, Oak Hill Times

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Education Facilities

Local Schools

 

 

Mississinewa Community Schools
424 S. “A” Street, Gas City, IN 46933
Michael Powell, Superintendent
(765) 674-8528

All AREA Schools

Colleges Indiana Wesleyan University (765) 674-6901
Taylor University (765) 998-2751
Other Colleges
(within 75 miles)

Anderson University

Anderson University of Adult Learning
Ball State University (Muncie)
Butler University (Indianapolis)
Harrison Business College

Huntington College

Indiana Vocational Technical College

IU-PU (Ft. Wayne)
IU-PUI (Indianapolis)

Indiana University (Kokomo)
IU School of Medicine & Law (Indianapolis)
IWU (Ft. Wayne campus)

Ivy Tech Community College
Purdue University (W. Lafayette)
University of Indianapolis
Wabash College

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Major Employers

Employer

Product

No. Employees

American Promotional Events of Indiana

Fireworks

50-200

American Woodmark

Cabinets

500

Franklin Electric

Electric Switches/Control Cables

125

Marion General Hospital

Healthcare

1400

Packaging Corporation of America

Containers

100

Wal-Mart #7055 Distribution Center 600

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Government


Gas City Government

Gas City Hall
211 E. Main Street
Gas City, IN 46933
Mayor: H. Larry Leach

Council Meetings: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays (7:30 p.m.)

Council Members: Dave Huffman, Michael E. Planck, James E. Richards, Donald Clark, Larry Terwillegar

City Clerk:   Julie Flores

City Judge:  Steven Barker

Utility Supervisor: Ray Smith

Jonesboro Government

Jonesboro Town Hall
214 S. Main Street
Jonesboro, IN 46938
Mayor: Terry Poling

E-Mail:  mayor@jonesboroindiana.net

Council Meetings: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays (7:00 p.m.)

Council Members: David Jernigan, Joe Dixon, Brittany Couse, Quinten Shipley, James Hahn

City Clerk:

Utility Supervisor: Tom Gosser

Mill Township

Trustee:   Carolyn Armes

Mississinewa School Board

George Armes, Mike Crouch, Chris Cunningham, Dennis Banks,

Wayne Gaskin, Charlie Fisher, David Linn

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Population


Gas City: 5,965
Jonesboro: 1,887
Grant County: 73,403

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Services


  • Banks (4)
  • Churches (15)
  • Credit Unions (1)
  • Funeral Homes (2)
  • Dentists (2)
  • Doctors (4)
  • Nursing Homes (1)
  • Motels (3)
  • Hospitals (2)
    Marion General Hospital (212 beds)
    VA Indiana Northern Health Care System (Marion Division 397 Beds)
  • Libraries
    Gas City-Mill Township Public Library (39,736 vol; 2,659 videos; 1,289 audios)
    Marion Public Library (78,400 vol)
    Indiana Wesleyan University (111,397 vol)
    Taylor University (210,000 vol)

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Size


Gas City: 2 square miles
Jonesboro: 1.1 square miles
Grant County: 418 square miles

Elevation: 853 ft. above sea level

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Taxes


  • State Income Tax: 3.4% person income tax on adjusted gross income
  • Local Option Income Tax: 1.00%
  • County Option Income Tax:  1.25%
  • Corporate Tax: Rate is dependent upon the type of business operation. Wholesale and retail have a .3% rate while rentals, service income, utility services, interest, passive income and sales other than normal wholesale & retail have a 1.2% rate.
  • Business Property Tax: The state, cities, counties & special taxing districts impose taxes on all real and personal property not specifically exempted. Property is assessed at 33.36% of true tax value. Real property is assessed where located.

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Transportation


  • Road: Hwy. I69; US 35; State Roads 15, 22
  • Air: Marion Municipal Airport
    Indianapolis International Airport (65 miles south)
    Fort Wayne International Airport (50 miles north)
  • Truck: 30 Major Freight Lines
  • Rail: Conrail
  • Limousine & Special Transportation: Elite Limousine Service provides service to entire state

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Utilities


Gas City Utilities

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday ( 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. )
Saturday -Drive-Up Only ( 8:30 a.m. – 12 Noon )

Phone: (765) 674-6995

Service Deposits:
Electric Service $100
Water Service $ 50

If an acceptable letter of credit from another utility is furnished, deposits are $25 for electric and $25 for water. Gas City accesses a fee of $20 for any returned check. Gas City Utilities has a reconnection charge of $15 for a reconnect at the meter and $30 for a reconnect at the pole.

Utility Providers:

  • Electric: Gas City Electric/IMPA - Indiana Municipal Power Association
  • Gas: VECTREN, Inc.
  • Sewage: Gas City & Jonesboro provided by the Gas City Regional Plant, meeting all state and federal requirements.
  • Telephone: Ameritech provides service to most /other services are available.
  • Trash: City provides residential pickup. All Gas City Utilities customers are charged $9.60 per month for trash pickup.
  • Water: Municipally Owned

Jonesboro Utilities

Office Hours:
Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed from Noon to 1 p.m. for lunch)

Phone: (765) 674-6961

Water/Sewage Deposit $100