Short History

Thorntown is a town in Sugar Creek Township, Boone County, Indiana. The community name was derived from the English translation of the Miami Indian village name, Kawiakiungi (place of thorns), once located here. A post office was estalished at Thorntown in 1830 and Thorntown was platted the following year in 1831.

Thorntown Today

Thorntown is known for its fall festival "Festival of the Turning Leaves", small town atmosphere, great school system, beautifully expanded library, Sugar Creek Art Center, fine dining, the Big 4 Trail (which the local stretch is know as the Keewaskee Trail), and its rich Indian history.



NEW!!! Pay Your Utility Bill Online!


Thank you Angie Moody and Don Johnson for obtaining our Wastewater/Stormwater Planning Grant!!! 

View the notice from the office of the Lt. Governor here


3 Town Council seats, Clerk, and Judge will be up for election on the 2018 ballot. See the Boone County Clerk's Office if you are interested in filing as a candidate.


Thorntown 2018 Calendar


JANUARY

Meetings: January 15th

February

Meetings: February 5th & 19th

march

Meetings: March 19th

april

Meetings: April 2nd & 16th

MAY

Town Cleanup: May 5th

Meetings: May 21st



Thorntown Municipal Code