Fairfield Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana

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Fairfield Township
Location in Tippecanoe County
Location in Tippecanoe County
Coordinates: 40°25′36″N 86°51′18″W / 40.42667°N 86.85500°W / 40.42667; -86.85500Coordinates: 40°25′36″N 86°51′18″W / 40.42667°N 86.85500°W / 40.42667; -86.85500
CountryUnited States
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Total28.06 sq mi (72.7 km2)
 • Land27.57 sq mi (71.4 km2)
 • Water0.49 sq mi (1.3 km2)  1.75%
Elevation673 ft (205 m)
 • Total51,113
 • Density1,854/sq mi (716/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
47901, 47904, 47905, 47906, 47909
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID453286

Fairfield Township is one of thirteen townships in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 51,113 and it contained 24,527 housing units.[2]


Ely Homestead was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.06 square miles (72.7 km2), of which 27.57 square miles (71.4 km2) (or 98.25%) is land and 0.49 square miles (1.3 km2) (or 1.75%) is water.[2]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains ten cemeteries: Davis, Greenbush, Isley, Lafayette City Burial Grounds, Rest Haven Memorial Park, Sons of Abraham, Spring Vale, Saint Boniface, Saint Joseph's, Saint Marys and Temple Israel.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Aretz Airport (Closed since 1999)

School districts[edit]

  • Lafayette School Corporation
  • Tippecanoe School Corporation

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
  2. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.

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