Indiana Time

What time is it in Indiana Time Zone / Current time

In Indiana 80 counties are in the Eastern Time Zone , whilst 12 counties in the in Evansville and Gary Metro Areas of Indiana are in Central Time Zone .

Towns & Cities in Indiana on Eastern Time

Anderson, IN | Attica, IN | Auburn, IN | Aurora, IN | Avon, IN | Battle Ground, IN | Bedford, IN | Bloomington, IN | Bluffton, IN | Carmel, IN | Cicero, IN | Clarksville, IN | Cloverdale, IN | Columbia City, IN | Columbus, IN | Connersville, IN | Converse, IN | Crawfordsville, IN | Cumberland, IN | Danville, IN | Delphi, IN | Edinburgh, IN | Elkhart, IN | Ellettsville, IN | Elwood, IN | Fishers, IN | Fort Wayne, IN | Fowler, IN | Franklin, IN | Garrett, IN | Goshen, IN | Greenfield, IN | Greensburg, IN | Greenwood, IN |  Hartford City, IN | Huntington, IN | Indianapolis, IN |  Jeffersonville, IN | Knightstown, IN | Kokomo, IN | Lafayette, IN | Lawrence, IN | Lebanon, IN | Madison, IN | Marion, IN | Mishawaka, IN | Monticello, IN | Montpelier, IN | Mt. Summit, IN | Muncie, IN | New Albany, IN | New Haven, IN | Noblesville, IN | North Manchester, IN | Orleans, IN | Pendleton, IN | Peru, IN | Richmond, IN | Roanoke, IN | Rochester, IN | Rushville, IN | Seymour, IN | Shelbyville, IN | Sheridan, IN | Shipshewana, IN | South Bend, IN | Syracuse, IN | Terre Haute, IN | Topeka, IN | Vincennes, IN | Warren, IN | Warsaw, IN | Waveland, IN | West Lafayette, IN | Westfield, IN | Westport, IN | Whiteland, IN | Winamac, IN | Winona Lake, IN

Current Indiana Time (Eastern Time)

Time Zone: America Indiana, Indianapolis (USA Eastern Time)

Towns & Cities in Indiana on Central Time

Chesterton, IN | Crown Point, IN | Dyer, IN | East Chicago, IN | Gary, IN | Griffith, IN | Griffith, IN | Hammond, IN | Hebron, IN | Jasper, IN | Knox, IN | Lowell, IN | Merrillville, IN | Michigan City, IN | Michiana Shores, IN | Munster, IN | Newburgh, IN | Portage, IN | Plainfield, IN |  | Odon, IN |  Trail Creek, IN | Valparaiso, IN

Current Indiana Time / Gary & Evansville (Central Time)

Current time now in Time Zone: America Chicago (USA Central Time)

Does Indiana observe Daylight Saving Time?

Like most states in the USA, Daylight-Saving Time ( DST ) is observed in Indiana, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour to Eastern Daylight Time ( EDT );  which is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-4 ).  Areas in Central Time Zone move to Central Daylight Time.

After the Summer months the time in Indiana is shifted back by 1 hour to US Eastern Standard Time (EST) or (GMT-5).

USA & Canada clocks

Daylight Saving Time dates 2015

Sunday 8 March 2015 2am local time
until Sunday 1 November 2015 2am local time
see: for details

USA and Canada Standard Time Date schedules here

Special notes on Indiana Time Zone

Indiana State is in the Eastern Time Zone in the United States.  Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-5) but there are exceptions and this has changed over time.

Time in Indiana from 2 April 2006

From 2am EST (7am GMT ) the whole of Indiana adopted Daylight Savings Time.  Most of Indiana is in the Eastern Time Zone . For exceptions see below.

The following counties were in Central Time Zone from 2 April 2006

18 Indiana counties in the Central Time and adopt Daylight Saving Time.

In North-West Indiana 7 counties: Lake, Porter, Laporte, Newton, Jasper, Starke and Pulaski .

NB Pulaski County changed to the Eastern Time zone from 12 March 2007 leaving 17 counties on Central time

In South-West Indiana 11 counties: Knox, Daviess, Martin, Gibson, Pike, Dubois, Posey, Vanderburg, Warrick, Spencer & Perry.

Indiana from 4 November 2007

Some counties got the OK to move back to Eastern Time zone in November 2007

It was reported on September 20, 2007 by Evansville Courier Press in Indiana.

The U.S. Department of Transportation has decided that five South-western Indiana counties can move back to the Eastern Time Zone . The counties of Knox, Daviess, Dubois, Martin and Pike will move back to the Eastern Time Zone when Indiana moves back its clock from daylight savings time, according to the ruling.

Perry County will remain on the Central Time Zone . It, too, had requested to move to Eastern Time, but that request was denied by the federal government.