Community Guide

Anna, IN

Community Information

Introduction

John W. Carey, Josiah Green and John Munch were early pioneers who came to Anna in 1883. The village was established in 1858. The village was originally named Carey’s Station, but changed to Anna in honor of Mr. Carey’s daughter. Grain and lumber were the first industries in Anna.

Summary

This community is a blend of agriculture and industry. The village of Anna has 1,500 residents and is located in Shelby County, Ohio. It is located near tthe Honda of America Plant. Homes in the area range from modest cape codes to newly built two stories.

Transportation

Interstate 75 is the prime route to the area. Interchanges that connect I-75 with I-770 near Dayton and I-80 near Toledo. The city of Sidney has a municipal airport and the Dayton International Airport is 35 miles south of the county.

Hospitals

Tie city of Sidney has Wilson Memorial Hospital with 90 beds and over 250 physicians.

Shopping

Many businesses and shops are available in Anna for every day needs or residents can head to Sidney for more retail options. The Miami Valley Centre Mall in Piqua offers JC Penney, Elder Beerman and Sears along with other national brand stores.

Recreation

Anna Community Park offers a picnic area, tennis courts, a walking path and a playground. Lake Loramie STate Park is located at the north of Sidney and has a 1,600-acre lake and 30 miles of shoreline for boater and fishing enthusiasts. Those interested in the arts can head to Sidney to the Sidney Theatre for concerts and performances. The Sidney Dance Company also uses the theater for its productions.