The Hoosier State. Calls itself the Crossroads of America. The epitome of "flyover territory." One of those Midwest/Great Lakes States with a very slow pace of life and too many declining Rust Belt cities. Indiana is almost nothing but a flat, dull, boring, drab, lifeless, cornfield hell. There are basically no large cities, but its capital and largest city of Indianapolis is the only city in the state to come even remotely close to being a big city. Indiana is about the only state (with the possible exception of Ohio) you will find a manufacturing plant next to a cornfield. It's abundance in boredom is matched by its many declining Rust Belt cities: Gary, Michigan City, South Bend, Kokomo, Muncie, Anderson and Terre Haute. Even Indianapolis proper, with the exception of the rest of the metro area, isn't growing much.

Indiana is very quaint and definately not Colorado or those mountain states. There is no geography or picturesque scenery. There is no mountains. No water. No shoreline. No beaches (beaches next to steel mills on Lake Michigan don't count). Nothing to do. No cool places to see, much less anything to write home about. No opportunities to get out and enjoy nature--that's why so many people are so fat. I don't like Michigan but at least it has opportunities to enjoy nature with its water, and it has a cool coolege town of Ann Arbor. I don't like Ohio either but at least it has 3 large cities: Columbus, Cleveland and Ciny. Columbus is quaint but sophisticated college town and Cleveland has the R&R Hall of Fame. Tennesssee at least has Graceland and numerous bars in Memphis while Nashville is the home of country music and the Grand Ole Opry. Illinois at least has Chicago, America's 3rd largest popuation center and an awsome world-class city. At least Pennsylvania has neat, historical Philadelphia. And at least Georgia has Atanata, which is quickly becoming an international center. But Indiana has NOTHING!!

It's 6.4 million Hoosiers (14th in population for some reason)as its people are called are also, fat, stupid, antiquated and unhealthy. Indiana consistently ranks among the worst states in education and ACT/SAT scores. Most people, like me, leave when they graduate from college, creating the brain drain. They leave because there are no descent, much less good-paying jobs for college graduates. The people are also stupid. They refuse to get out of their antiquated thinking to change anything, even when it behooves their state. They consistently yell about taxes that are wisely used to improve the state's antiquated roads. They routinely and ignorantly blame their good Governor for the good things he has done for Indiana is the past several years. Like I said, the people don't like any change, even when good. Hoosiers also have among the highest rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and smoking. Hoosiers are also racist and generally talk bad about blacks (who comprise 12% of the state) and Hispanics, especially Mexicans.

Like I said, Indiana is good for nothing and is a dull, boring, drab, lifeless cornfield hell. IT is a terrible place to live in general. I grew up there until I was 23 when I found a good job, and will NEVER return. Good riddence. If only I could get my family out of there.
I grew up in Indiana for 23 years and can say, with confidence, that it is among the worst states. I don't know how/why people can live there. Only Kentucky, West Virginia, Mississippi, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska are worse.
by krock1dk February 14, 2008
1. College town about 50 miles NW of Pittsburgh, PA.

2. Often confused with the state.
So Indiana University of Pennsylvania is where?
by bob921 June 27, 2005
A state that is very bland, boring, and dull in most areas. Many people also claim that people from Indiana and other states in the region have no intelligence and are "hicks", lazy, or stupid. This is not always true. There are, however, some nice cities in Indiana that are actually rather interesting, such as Nashville, Indianapolis, Jeffersonville, and if you look hard enough, French Lick. Again, there is a large amount of corn in Indiana. It is a state mostly for living, so you pretty much have to move elsewhere if you're looking for something more.
I live in Indiana and am tired of the many cornfields and stereotypes.
by Snake of Doom August 23, 2009
Indiana: One: A state known for its corn and soy fields
Two: Michael Jackson's home
Three: A place where Indiana people tend to escape, while others from pennsylvania somehow want to move to
Four: Home to a lot of white people, a little minority, and some illegal aliens
One: I was drving to Evansville and the whole time all I saw was corn fields and john deer tractors.
Two: Michael Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana
Three: My cousin moved to Pennsylvania five years ago, while one of her classmates moved to her hometown, Evansville, the year after she moved there.
Four:He looked around the classroom, noticing everyone except him and Jairo were white, and the fact that though they both looked well-off and well-spoken, they came from Mexico three years prior.
by Sleep-Deprived Indy-Mex July 14, 2009
Perfect for close minded racist whites. Hell on earth for everyone else.
Mom: *with disgust* "Oh, so your engaged to a black guy?

Daughter: He has a Ph.D in International Law and he works for the UN, in New York City!

Mom: Yeah, but he's black and this isn't New York its Indiana!!!
by LeTronique April 18, 2011
1. The stupidest state in the country.

2. The short bus of the midwest.
I'm from Indiana so I spell potatoe with an e on the end.

I'm from Indiana and we don't sell alcohol on Sunday because it's the Lord's day.
by HoosierMama February 12, 2011
A state somewhere in the middle of the US. They have Nascar stuff there.
Indiana is cool.
by fedzMONKEY July 03, 2003
the most "southern" state in the north. people talk like blue collar comedy and paula deen. are a bunch of hicks from small towns and act like chicago is not a big deal, for some reason. they brag their asses off and complain about everything. ultra-conservative tea-party types. also home to kkk and the indy 500.
indiana is a really inbred hick state.
by larry154 July 01, 2010
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