In the spotlight: Pittsboro, Zionsville, and Whitestown, Indiana

JeffGordon_PittsboroWhat do Jeff Gordon, Metta World Peace, and Amazon.com have in common? They all hail from TDS communities in Indiana.

Jeff Gordon spent his teen years in Pittsboro, Indiana. A town of about 3,000 people, it’s located just 21 miles away from Indianapolis, the racing capital of the world. Gordon’s family moved there to support his racing dreams. The community is described as a “sleepy town,” but if you visit, be sure to swing by Gordon’s favorite breakfast place Frank & Nancy’s.

If you head northeast from Pittsboro, you’ll arrive in Zionsville, Indiana. This town of 14,000 was the home base of famous NBA star Metta World Peace (previously known as Ron Artest). Zionsville is only 20 minutes from Indianapolis, but a world away in look and feel. Downtown Zionsville has paved brick roads which set a charming and quaint tone for one-of-a-kind boutiques, art galleries and dining. If more offbeat attractions are your thing, be sure to stop by the Antique Fan Museum. Housed at Fanimation, an internationally-known ceiling manufacturer based in Zionsville, the museum has about 450 antique fans, some from the early 1800’s.

Only 14 minutes away from Zionsville is Whitestown, Indiana. This town of 3,000 was named after Albert S. White, the president of the railroad that was built through Whitestown, as well as a U.S. Senator and abolitionist leader during the Civil War. Whitestown is also home of a 600,000 square feet Amazon.com fulfillment center. It is the largest Amazon warehouses in the United States.

Did you know? Across all three communities, TDS serves more than 4,000 households.

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About Missy Kellor

Missy works on the Corporate Communications team and reports stories to TDS employees and customers. This is right up her alley because she’s an extrovert and also a big fan of research (really, she’ll look up just about anything that strikes her interest). Missy is a native of Madison, Wis. with an undergraduate in Anthropology and a master’s degree in Life Sciences Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her interest in the Internet as a mass media shaped her work towards a PhD in Journalism and Mass Communications. She’s also worked as an editorial assistant, copywriter, and production artist. In her off hours, Missy is a crafter, Pinterest addict, reader, wife, and mom of two kids. You can find Missy on G+ and on Twitter.

One Response to In the spotlight: Pittsboro, Zionsville, and Whitestown, Indiana

  1. Thomas Ho June 10, 2014 at 10:12 am #

    I’m thinking about using TDS for my Internet and phone service at my new house which is being built in Anson in Whitestown. I do NOT want to use DISH TV!

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