About This Place
Milan ( /maɪlən/) is a town in Franklin and Washington townships, Ripley County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,899 at the 2010 census.
The town's name is pronounced differently from the English name for the Italian city of the same name.
Milan High School won the Indiana state basketball championship against Muncie Central High School in 1954, the victory being significant as Milan was the smallest town to win a state championship in the United States at that time. The 1986 film Hoosiers is based on the story of the 1954 Milan Team.