Fountain City, Indiana is located in New Garden Township in the northeastern quadarant of Wayne County. Children in this community attend Northeastern Wayne Schools.
Originally known as "Newport", Fountain City, IN is home to the Levi Coffin House State Historic Site. It was here that Levi Coffin and his wife, Catharine, helped more than 2,000 slaves reach safety via the Underground Railroad. The Levi Coffin House is a National Historic Landmark and was named one of the top 25 historic sites in the nation by the History Channel.
Levi Coffin Days, a town-wide festival is held each year on the third weekend in September. A parade, flea-market, and plenty of good food bring visitors to this community. Please call the Levi Coffin House at 765.847.2432 for details on limited tour hours during this yearly event.
Northeast of Fountain City, just south of the Ranolph County line, is "Hoosier Hill", the highest point in Indiana. The elevation is 1,257 feet above sea level, but the climb is a simple stroll up a small knoll.
|Fountain City / New Garden Fire & Rescue||765.847.5305||DIAL 9-1-1|
|Clerk/Treasurer: Sue Brooks||765.847.2412||Mon-Fri. 9-12:00; 1:00-4:00|
|Municipal Building, 312 West Main Street||765.847.2412||Mon-Fri. 9-12:00; 1:00-4:00|
|Planning and Zoning||765.847.2412|
|Street Superintendent: John Reece II||765.847.2468|
|Town Attorney: Stephen Hunyadi||765.966.3581|
|Town Marshal: Aron Tutt||765.847.2233||DIAL 9-1-1|
|Water & Sanitary Sewer: Ronald Sandlin||765.847.2251|
|Larry Stegall, President||765.847.5368|
|Kay Lewis, Vice-President||765.847.2500|
|Dorothy (Dottie) Pierce||765.847.2600|
|Location:||East Central Indiana, USA|
Highest Point in Indiana
|Mail:||50 North Fifth St.
Richmond, IN 47374
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