Old Tip Town, Indiana

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Old Tip Town
Unincorporated community
Old Tip Town is located in Indiana
Old Tip Town
Old Tip Town
Old Tip Town is located in the US
Old Tip Town
Old Tip Town
Coordinates: 41°13′25″N 86°06′55″W / 41.22361°N 86.11528°W / 41.22361; -86.11528Coordinates: 41°13′25″N 86°06′55″W / 41.22361°N 86.11528°W / 41.22361; -86.11528
Country United States
State Indiana
County Marshall
Township Tippecanoe
Elevation[1] 781 ft (238 m)
ZIP code 46570
FIPS code 18-56412[2]
GNIS feature ID 440605

Old Tip Town is an unincorporated community in Tippecanoe Township, Marshall County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Old Tip Town was originally called Tippecanoe Town, and under the later name was platted in 1850.[3][4]

Geography[edit]

Old Tip Town is located on the Tippecanoe River. Potawatomi Wildlife Park is located approximately one mile northeast of town and is home to many species of wildlife, including geese, ducks, frogs, turtles, rabbits, gray squirrels and deer.[1]

Old cemetery on south side of town.

Gallery[edit]

Looking south into town. 
Old Tip Town Cemetery 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ McDonald, Daniel (1908). A Twentieth Century History of Marshall County, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 136. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 251. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This village was platted on December 12, 1850, as Tippecanoe Town...