Tippecanoe Township, Marshall County, Indiana

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Tippecanoe Township
Township
Location in Marshall County
Location in Marshall County
Coordinates: 41°13′07″N 86°06′15″W / 41.21861°N 86.10417°W / 41.21861; -86.10417Coordinates: 41°13′07″N 86°06′15″W / 41.21861°N 86.10417°W / 41.21861; -86.10417
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Marshall
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 35.8 sq mi (93 km2)
 • Land 35.75 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.14%
Elevation 781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,313
 • Density 36.7/sq mi (14.2/km2)
ZIP codes 46504, 46539, 46570
GNIS feature ID 0453896

Tippecanoe Township is one of ten townships in Marshall County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,313 and it contained 542 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Tippecanoe Township was organized in 1842. It was named from its principal stream, the Tippecanoe River.[2]

The Erwin House, Gaskill-Erwin Farm, and Tippecanoe Twp. District No. 3 Schoolhouse and Cemetery are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3][4][5]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.8 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.75 square miles (92.6 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.14%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Tippecanoe Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Triton School Corporation
  • Argos School District

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ McDonald, Daniel (1908). A Twentieth Century History of Marshall County, Indiana, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. pp. 86–87. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 3/16/15 through 3/20/15. National Park Service. 2015-03-27. 
  5. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 3/14/16 through 3/18/16. National Park Service. 2016-03-25. 

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