Business View Magazine | June 2022

207 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VOLUME 9, ISSUE 6 Anderson MUNICIPAL AIRPORT Capitalizing on potential T he City of Anderson, Indiana has a very interesting origin story – named for Chief William “Adam” Anderson, whose mother was a Delaware Indian while his father was from Sweden. The Delaware village was known as Anderson’s Town, though the Moravian Missionaries called it “The Heathen Town Four Miles Away”. Now the county seat of Madison County, this quaint community surrounded by pastoral countryside also has a fascinating industrial background. The late 1800s saw a natural gas boom in Indiana and, as a result, Anderson grew exponentially. Then came the railroad, then automobiles. Throughout its history, there have been 17 different types of automobiles manufactured in Andersen, beginning with the Buckeye Gasoline Buggy. “At one time Madison County had the highest per capita income in the state of Indiana,” reports Brian A. McMillen, Manager at AT A GLANCE ANDERSON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT WHAT: A busy general aviation airport WHERE: Madison County, just northeast of Indianapolis, Indiana WEBSITE: