About 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 Matthew Nicholson, Clerk-Treasurer Darrin Boas and seven Councilmembers.

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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Independence Day Celebration Events

Independence Day is just around the corner and Seymour Parks and Recreation department has a whole line up of activities to help you celebrate.

Start off July 4 with half-price admission at Shields Park Pool from noon to 5 p.m. Cost will be $2 for swimmers age 6 and older and $1 for age 3-5. Children under the age of 3 are free.

After cooling off in the pool, head over to Freeman Field Recreational Complex for the inaugural Smalltown Star Teen Talent Show from 3-5 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded. The event is a Leadership Jackson County project and is being sponsored by Seymour Parks and Recreation and the Boys and Girls Club of Seymour.

Afterwards, the Fabulous Hickbillys, a local, classic and Top 40 country music group, will take the stage for a free concert, sponsored by Moore and Shepherd Insurance, from 7 p.m. until dark.

The concession stand will be open and selling snacks and drinks.

The night will end with the city’s annual free fireworks display which will begin at dark (around 10 p.m.). The show will be set to music by Radio 96.3. Alcohol and personal consumer fireworks are not allowed in the park.

Rainout day for the fireworks is Monday, July 5.




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