The City of Seymour

The City of Seymour is located one hour south of Indianapolis, one hour north of Louisville and one and one-half hours west of Cincinnati. Seymour, Jackson County, Indiana is the place to live your future! Seymour has a population of approximately 20,000 residents and is served by Mayor Craig Luedeman, Clerk-Treasurer Fred Lewis and seven Councilmen.

Seymour is a thriving industrial, commercial, and residential community based on well-planned growth and progress. The quality of life is demonstrated by Seymour’s “small town” yet bustling atmosphere, beautiful parks and open spaces, attractive landscaping and arterial streets, a low crime rate, quality schools and affordable housing. Because of the geographic location, a pro-business environment, and a proactive local government — Seymour is expected to continue to grow.

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Seymour Indiana

Quick Contact

Phone: (812) 522-4020

Phone: (812) 522-7433 (522-RIDE)

Public Works

The Department of Public Works (DPW) picks up residential trash once per week at each residence in the City of Seymour. Click for more information and current pick-up schedule.

Recycle/ Drop-off Hours Monday-Friday 7:30-3:00; Saturday Hours 10:00 -2:00 at 865 F Avenue East. Phone: (812) 524-1100

Sanitation Utility

Online Payments: Make a one-time payment with credit card or checking account or sign up for paperless bills with the option to pay by credit card or checking.
Pay by Phone: (812) 522-4020 and ask for the Sanitation office
Pay in Person or Mail: SEYMOUR MUNICIPAL SANITATION UTILITY 301-309 N. Chestnut, Seymour, Indiana 47274

Seymour City Parks

The various Parks and Recreational facilities of Seymour, Indiana, offer a smorgasbord of activities for children and adults alike.

The City of Seymour, Indiana has much to offer…

Arts & Entertainment


The Southern Indiana Center for the Arts is a continuing variety of cultural and educational programs and has the world’s only public display of a private collection of paintings by John Mellencamp, singer, songwriter, and Seymour native. The City of Seymour is host to one of the largest festivals in Indiana — the Seymour Oktoberfest.
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Historical Sites


Seymour’s covered bridge was built in the late 1800’s. The Shieldstown Covered Bridge is 355 feet long, is considered the most scenic bridge in Jackson county and carried traffic until 1990. The Freeman Airfield Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of the men and women who served at the field during WWII.
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Shopping, Dining & Lodging


Seymour has everything you’re looking for — from quaint country gift shops, original gift ideas, collectables and holiday items. You can enjoy dining in elegant restaurants featuring renowned chefs, or hop in a booth at an old fashioned diner. Seymour offers Chinese, Mexican, Italian, home-cooking and more.
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