The city of Indianapolis has announced that on July 12, 2009, the default e-mail domain name for the city of Indianapolis and Marion County e-mail accounts will change from to  This name was chosen because it is easier for the public to remember and it will add the official distinction of the “.gov” suffix, which indicates an official government e-mail address.  The change has already occurred on the official name of the Indianapolis/Marion County Web site (  In addition, most city/county e-mail accounts will already accept messages directed to addresses. The domain name will continue to be in service indefinitely, and there are no plans to disable the e-mail addresses.