Despite their rural heritage, the communities of Northwest Hendricks County are now experiencing new growth as a result of the county’s economic expansion. This growth is fueled in part by the area’s proximity and easy access to Indianapolis. It’s actually considered part of the metropolitan area. Current residents embrace old-fashioned values and are proud of their legacy as an historic community. Both Northwest Hendricks and Danville school systems serve the area. Programs for the gifted and talented as well as integrated computer education are available.