Mooresville was founded in 1824 by Samuel Moore and called for him. A postal workplace has functioned at Mooresville given that 1826.

The Mooresville Commercial Historic District, Mooresville Friends Academy Building, and Mooresville Gymnasium are provided on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Mooresville Chamber of Commerce has actually been attributed to bringing the community via many adjustments as well as updates to update public spaces for the modern period. This is largely due in part to the chamber of business exec supervisor, Melinda “Mindy” Taylor.

Mooresville institutions are components of the Mooresville Consolidated School Corporation.

Northwood Elementary
Newby Memorial Elementary
Neil A. Armstrong Elementary
North Madison Elementary
Waverly Elementary.

Middle institution
\Paul Hadley Middle School, named after the designer of the Indiana State Flag.

High school
Mooresville High School.
Independent school

Mooresville Christian Academy, established in 1975.
Mooresville Friends Academy

The Mooresville college system started with the Friends Academy, which was integrated in 1861. The Academy Building, among the initial senior high schools in the state of Indiana, was a boarding school with trainees leasing areas from location homeowners. The institution structure rests on the Newby Memorial Elementary School university, has been recovered, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The building now serves as a local history gallery as well as the offices of the Community Foundation of Morgan County, Inc. Likewise on the Newby University is the “old Newby health club” or the “Newby Dome.” The gym was developed in the very early 1900s with assistance from Mooresville homeowners who each contributed $100 to assist construct the facility. The university likewise includes the Mooresville Veterans Memorial, which honors Mooresville’s dropped soldiers from World War I as well as beyond. The Memorial additionally honors Sammy Lee Davis, that got the Medal of Honor for heroism in Vietnam. Davis is called “The Real Forrest Gump” given that his Vietnam tale is mirrored in the flick Forrest Gump and his Medal of Honor event footage is made use of in the flick.

The town has a borrowing library, the Mooresville Public Library.