Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana

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Tippecanoe Township
The view from Prophet's Rock near Battle Ground
The view from Prophet's Rock near Battle Ground
Location in Tippecanoe County
Location in Tippecanoe County
Coordinates: 40°31′33″N 86°50′55″W / 40.52583°N 86.84861°W / 40.52583; -86.84861Coordinates: 40°31′33″N 86°50′55″W / 40.52583°N 86.84861°W / 40.52583; -86.84861
Country United States
State Indiana
County Tippecanoe
 • Type Indiana township
 • Total 48.81 sq mi (126.4 km2)
 • Land 48 sq mi (120 km2)
 • Water 0.81 sq mi (2.1 km2)  1.66%
Elevation 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,702
 • Density 160.5/sq mi (62.0/km2)
ZIP codes 47906, 47920
GNIS feature ID 453898

Tippecanoe Township is one of thirteen townships in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,702 and it contained 3,085 housing units.[1]


Archeological Sites 12T59 and 12T530, Cairo Skywatch Tower, and Indiana State Soldiers Home Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2][3]


Fields east of Prophetstown State Park

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 48.81 square miles (126.4 km2), of which 48 square miles (120 km2) (or 98.34%) is land and 0.81 square miles (2.1 km2) (or 1.66%) is water.[1]

Cities and towns[edit]

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Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these six cemeteries: Battle Ground, Cairo, Harvey, Pierce, Pretty Prairie and Swisher-Hurtz.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Oahnke Airport


School districts[edit]

  • Tippecanoe School Corporation

Political districts[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. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 9/14/15 through 9/18/15. National Park Service. 2015-09-25. 

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