Districts of Indiana
Welcome to District 6540
District 6540 is the northern third of the State of Indiana, a state noted for agricultural products, automobile manufacturing and related suppliers, and exceptional educational institutions. The district hosts a very large Amish community in LaGrange and Grabill, has dozens of lakes ideal for swimming, boating, and fishing. Fort Wayne is the second largest city in the state with many attractions, while the western edge of the district is adjacent to Chicago, one of the largest and most exciting cities in the United States. Lake Michigan to the north is one of the largest fresh water lakes in the world, with outstanding boating and fishing opportunities. Nearby Indianapolis features a premier auto race, the Indianpolis 500. Additional professional sports are in Indianapolis and Chicago, including the world champion baseball team, the Chicago White Sox. You will find that sports play a big part in the life of a secondary school student.
A warm welcome awaits a student assigned to District 6540. The district offers many opportunities for outdoor sports, the arts, and educational opportunities. Rotary here has a fine tradition of support for exchange students and many return here for higher education.
Welcome to District 6560
District 6560includes the middle third of the state of Indiana. We serve 44 Rotary Clubs in communities that vary from small rural communities to the large metro area of Indianapolis. Our geography is generally flat with a mixture of small forests and farm land. We have
major sports teams, Indianapolis Colts (football) and Pacers (basketball). We have major universities such as Purdue in Lafayette, Indiana University in Bloomingtonand Indiana State in Terre Haute. Indianapolis is the state capitol, and is a cultural center for museums, parks, theatre and dining. People work in farming, manufacturing and science in Indiana.
Welcome to District 6580
District 6580 includes the southern third of Indiana. Our District includes numerous Rotary clubs, Interact clubs, and Rotaract clubs! Southern Indiana is known for its hilly landscape and beautiful fall colors! We house many universities, including Indiana University Bloomington and Indiana State University as well as larger cities like Evansville. Everyone can find something they love in District 6580, whether it be shopping, eating, arts, attending sporting events (numerous NCAA teams!), or being outdoors. District 6580 is also surrounded by major cities like Indianapolis, Louisville, Cincinnati, and St. Louis, making fun weekend trips an easy option. Our District takes pride in our work with Exchange students, and we look forward to not only sharing our own Hoosier culture, but learning from our Exchange students’ cultures as well!