Stockwell, Indiana

Stockwell, originally named Lauramie, is a census-designated place in Lauramie Township, Tippecanoe County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2] It was once a stop along the Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Lafayette Railroad, but the rail line has since been removed.

Stockwell, Indiana
The corner of Orchard and Monroe.
Location of Stockwell in Tippecanoe County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 40°17′10″N 86°46′16″W
CountryUnited States
CountyTippecanoe County
TownshipLauramie Township
Elevation771 ft (235 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID444184

The community is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.


An old variant name of the community was called Bakers Corner.[3]

A post office was established under the name Bakers Corners in 1853, and was renamed to Stockwell in 1859. It is still currently in operation.[4]

Former Purdue University baseball pitching coach Tristan McIntyre hails from Stockwell. Tristan is also one half of the musical group Stockwell Lumber Yard, and acoustic duo Wayde and Dean.[4]


Stockwell is located at 40°17′10″N 86°46′16″W, at 771 feet (235m) above sea level. The town is on a bend in Lauramie Creek in Lauramie Township, less than two miles west of U.S. Route 52. Stockwell had a population of 545 at the 2010 census.


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[5]


  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  2. "Stockwell, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  3. "USGS detail on Stockwell - Variant Citation". Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  4. "Tippecanoe County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 25, 2016.
  5. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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