Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana

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.[2]

Tippecanoe Township
The view from Prophet's Rock near Battle Ground
Location in Tippecanoe County
Coordinates: 40°31′33″N 86°50′55″W
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyTippecanoe
Government
  TypeIndiana township
Area
  Total48.81 sq mi (126.4 km2)
  Land48 sq mi (120 km2)
  Water0.81 sq mi (2.1 km2)  1.66%
Elevation659 ft (201 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total7,702
  Density160.5/sq mi (62.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
47906, 47920
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID453898

History

Archeological Sites 12T59 and 12T530, Cairo Skywatch Tower, and Indiana State Soldiers Home Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3][4]

Geography

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.[2]

Cities and towns

Unincorporated towns

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

Extinct towns

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

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

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Oahnke Airport

Rivers

School districts

  • Tippecanoe School Corporation

Political districts

References

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