West Point, Indiana

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West Point
Unincorporated community
Looking east along Jefferson Street
Looking east along Jefferson Street
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
West Point is located in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
West Point
West Point
Location in Tippecanoe County
Coordinates: 40°20′42″N 87°2′35″W / 40.34500°N 87.04306°W / 40.34500; -87.04306Coordinates: 40°20′42″N 87°2′35″W / 40.34500°N 87.04306°W / 40.34500; -87.04306
Country United States
State Indiana
County Tippecanoe
Township Wayne
Area
 • Total 53.6 sq mi (138.8 km2)
 • Land 53.5 sq mi (138.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 594
 • Density 6.9/sq mi (2.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 0445856

West Point is an unincorporated community in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. It had a population of 594 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

West Point in 1878.

West Point is located at 40°20′42″N 87°2′35″W / 40.34500°N 87.04306°W / 40.34500; -87.04306 (40.345036, -87.043066) along State Road 25 at an elevation of approximately 673 feet. The town is in Wayne Township and sits about a quarter of a mile north of Flint Creek which flows west to the Wabash River.

A village named Glen Hall existed on the north side of West Point in the 19th century; though still populated, the site is now generally considered part of West Point.