Thorntown is a town in Sugar Creek Township, Boone County, Indiana. The community name was derived from the English translation of the Miami Indian village name, Kawiakiungi (place of thorns), once located here. A post office was estalished at Thorntown in 1830 and Thorntown was platted the following year in 1831.
Thorntown is known for its fall festival "Festival of the Turning Leaves", small town atmosphere, great school system, beautifully expanded library, Sugar Creek Art Center, fine dining, the Big 4 Trail (which the local stretch is know as the Keewaskee Trail), and its rich Indian history.
Town cleanup will take place May 6th and the beautification of main street will take place May 20th.
April 29th- Boone County Household Hazordous Waste, Electronics, and Tire Recycle and Disposal
April 29th 11:00 A.M.- Lion's Club Festival Fundraiser at the Depot.
May 6th- Town Cleanup
Meetings: May 8th and May 15th
May 20th- Beautification of Main Street
Meetings: June 19th
Meetings: July 17th
Meetings: August 7th & August 21st
Meetings: September 4th and September 18th
Meetings: October 16th
Meetings: November 6th and November 20th
Meetings: December 18th