Tecumseh, Tippecanoe County, Indiana

Tecumseh is an unincorporated community in Fairfield Township, Tippecanoe County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

Tecumseh
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Tecumseh
Location in Tippecanoe County
Coordinates: 40°23′32″N 86°52′05″W
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyTippecanoe
TownshipFairfield
Elevation656 ft (200 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
47909
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID444613

Located within the city limits of Lafayette, the community is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

The community was named after Tecumseh, the Native American Shawnee chief.[3]

Geography

Tecumseh is located at 40°23′32″N 86°52′05″W with an elevation of 656 feet.

References

  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "Tecumseh, Tippecanoe County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved August 6, 2017.
  3. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 321. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This locale was named for the Shawnee chief.


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