North Crane, Indiana

North Crane is a small unincorporated community in Wea Township, Tippecanoe County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

North Crane, Indiana
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
North Crane
Location in Tippecanoe County
Coordinates: 40°20′18″N 86°48′35″W
CountryUnited States
Elevation679 ft (207 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID440239


The town began as a stop on the Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Lafayette Railroad line running southeast out of Lafayette and was known as Culver's Station, named for a nearby landowner.[3]


North Crane is located at 40°20′18″ N, 86°48′35″ W (40.338333, -86.809722) on the eastern edge of Wea Township. It has an elevation of approximately 679 feet.[4] One visible reminder of North Crane is the former Crane Station elevator, which can be seen from U.S. 52, just south of Lafayette.


  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "North Crane, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved August 4, 2017.
  3. Indiana Historical Society. Maps of Indiana Counties in 1876. 1968. (Reprinted from Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Indiana. Chicago: Baskin, Forster & Company, 1876.)
  4. "USGS Topographic Map Quad" (map). TopoQuest. Retrieved 2008-06-30.
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