Bippus, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Bippus is located in Indiana
Bippus is located in the US
Coordinates: 40°56′39″N 85°37′26″W / 40.94417°N 85.62389°W / 40.94417; -85.62389Coordinates: 40°56′39″N 85°37′26″W / 40.94417°N 85.62389°W / 40.94417; -85.62389
Country United States
State Indiana
County Huntington
Township Warren
Elevation 850 ft (260 m)
ZIP code 46750
FIPS code 18-05338[1]
GNIS feature ID 431097[2]

Bippus is an unincorporated community in Warren Township, Huntington County, Indiana, United States.


Bippus was laid out and platted in 1885, although a settlement had existed there for sometime prior. It was named for George Jacob Bippus, who was instrumental in bringing the railroad to the site.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Bippus is the hometown of the late sportscaster Chris Schenkel.[4]


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Bippus, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Bash, Frank Sumner (1914). History of Huntington County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. The Lewis Publishing Company. p. 153. 
  4. ^ Wilson, Earl (Nov 27, 1969). "Small Towns Have Produced Many Big Stars". The Milwaukee Sentinel. pp. A33. Retrieved 22 May 2015.