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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Construction in Seymour

Current construction in and around Seymour includes US 50, which includes four phases. Work on both the eastbound and westbound lanes will rotate with a projected completion date of late 2021. The ramps for Interstate 65 will return to the “pre-construction” location when things are complete. The end result of US 50 construction will be four lanes of traffic plus a median with left turn lanes. Indiana Department of Transportation is in charge of the project.

Burkart Bypass South is in full swing. Phase 1 of the Burkart Bypass will connect the current Burkart Boulevard to South O’Brien Street, taking drivers from US 50, south of Silgan Plastics. A roundabout has been added at South O’Brien Street and County Road 340N. Phase 2 of Burkart Bypass will travel from South O’Brien Street through Freeman Field to a roundabout at Airport Road. Both Phase 1 and Phase 2 should be completed in late 2021. An additional roundabout will be installed on Indiana 11 near Goecker Building Supply/True Value.

Welcome to the New City of Seymour Website

The new website has been designed as a responsive mobile friendly community portal for the City of Seymour.

The website features include current meeting schedules and agendas, weather forecast for the Seymour Area, Map Based location services for visitors, image galleries, language translation of content, online bill pay options, online reporting of citizen complaints and concerns and much more.

The website also includes specific accessibility features such as a screen-reader for those with vision impairments. Accessibility design within the website is based on the best practices and standards as defined by Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

The website was designed by Sweet Brier Media in cooperation with the City of Seymour.

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