The very first residents of the area currently called Greenwood were the Delaware Indians (Lenape). In 1818, the Treaty of St. Mary's opened up major Indiana to European American settlement, and by 1823 the very first cabin in north Johnson County was erected by citizens John B. as well as likewise Isaac Smock on land presently inhabited by Greenwood Park Mall Greenwood wased initially called "Smocktown" or "Smock's Settlement" in honor of the Smock siblings, as well as came to be "Greenfield" in 1825. Taking into consideration that this clashed with an additional Greenfield situated in Hancock Region, the name of the negotiation was transformed to "Greenwood". Some proclaim the town's name stayed in honor of Samuel Greenwood, who platted the neighborhood in 1872.

Educational achievement

91.1% of Greenwood citizens are secondary school graduates or greater. 26.1% of home owners have actually achieved a bachelor's level or greater. Public colleges

3 public college firms use Greenwood people: Greenwood Community College Corporation, Clark-Pleasant Community Institution Corporation, and additionally Center Grove Neighborhood College Company Greenwood Community School Corporation.
Greenwood is in north Johnson Area and also occupies the north fifty percent of Pleasant Territory as well as additionally the northeast part of White River Town. It is surrounded to the southwest by Bargersville, to the south by Whiteland and likewise New Whiteland, in addition to the north, in Marion Area, by the city of Indianapolis. Greenwood is 11 miles (18 kilometres) southern of downtown Indianapolis in addition to 12 miles (19 kilometres) north of Franklin, the Johnson area seat.

Greenwood was included as a community under Indiana law in 1864 and also became a fifth-class city in 1960. In 2010, the Greenwood City Council approved an activity to change the major standing of Greenwood to 2nd class city according to Indiana Code Title 36, Short Article 4, Chapter 1.

The Polk Canning Firm was important to Greenwood's very early growth. The cannery was a significant employer and likewise tinned a variety of veggies increased in Indiana. Later on, the business expanded into the milk products market as well as likewise provided milk shipment to customers. At one factor the cannery was the largest canning treatment west of Baltimore. The cannery was ultimately acquired by the Stokely-Van Camp company and also maintained operations in Greenwood up until the 1950s. Portions of the cannery are still basing on Main Road as well as have really been repurposed for expert workplace.

High establishment: Greenwood Neighborhood Senior High School

Middle school: Greenwood Neighborhood Middle School

Grade schools:

Southwest Grade School
Northeast Primary School
V.O. Isom Primary School
Westwood Elementary School

Greenwood is a city in Johnson Region, Indiana, USA. The population was 49,791 at the 2010 Demographics, as well as enhanced to 56,545 in the Demographics 2016 quotes. Greenwood lies in between Indiana State Roadway 37 as well as Interstate 65. The city shares a limit with Indianapolis and also is one of the most populated residential area in the southern area of the Indianapolis City.