Wabash Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana

Wabash Township is one of thirteen townships in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 59,279 and it contained 21,448 housing units making it the most populous township in Tippecanoe County.[2]

Wabash Township
Dawn skies over a West Lafayette neighborhood
Location in Tippecanoe County
Coordinates: 40°28′20″N 86°57′15″W
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyTippecanoe
Government
  TypeIndiana township
  TrusteeJennifer Teising
  Board SecretaryBrendan Betz
  Board MemberCinnamon Gallatin
  Board ChairElizabeth Tran
Area
  Total49.1 sq mi (127 km2)
  Land48.65 sq mi (126.0 km2)
  Water0.46 sq mi (1.2 km2)  0.94%
Elevation659 ft (201 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total59,279
  Density1,218.5/sq mi (470.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
47906
Area code(s)765
GNIS feature ID453967

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 49.1 square miles (127 km2), of which 48.65 square miles (126.0 km2) (or 99.08%) is land and 0.46 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 0.94%) is water.[2] Wabash Township encompasses all but a small section of the City of West Lafayette and encompasses all of Purdue University making it one of the most culturally diverse townships in the United States.

Climate data for Wabash Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 69
(21)
73
(23)
86
(30)
89
(32)
94
(34)
105
(41)
105
(41)
100
(38)
98
(37)
92
(33)
78
(26)
73
(23)
105
(41)
Average high °F (°C) 34
(1)
39
(4)
50
(10)
63
(17)
73
(23)
83
(28)
85
(29)
84
(29)
78
(26)
65
(18)
51
(11)
38
(3)
62
(17)
Average low °F (°C) 19
(−7)
23
(−5)
31
(−1)
41
(5)
51
(11)
61
(16)
64
(18)
63
(17)
55
(13)
44
(7)
34
(1)
23
(−5)
42
(6)
Record low °F (°C) −23
(−31)
−20
(−29)
−3
(−19)
7
(−14)
25
(−4)
35
(2)
43
(6)
37
(3)
29
(−2)
19
(−7)
6
(−14)
−16
(−27)
−23
(−31)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.86
(47)
1.84
(47)
2.67
(68)
3.54
(90)
4.19
(106)
4.10
(104)
3.97
(101)
3.46
(88)
2.66
(68)
2.89
(73)
2.97
(75)
2.51
(64)
36.66
(931)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 6.5
(17)
4.8
(12)
2.9
(7.4)
0.7
(1.8)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.3
(0.76)
0.8
(2.0)
5.2
(13)
21.2
(54)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 9.6 7.7 10.2 10.9 10.6 10.4 8.9 8.4 7.6 8.3 9.8 10.1 112.5
Average snowy days (≥ 0.1 in) 5.3 3.3 1.7 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.9 3.5 15.1
Source #1: The Weather Channel (January record high)[3]
Source #2: NOAA: Lafayette[4]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

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

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains five cemeteries: Grandview, Hebron, Indiana State Soldiers' Home, Sand Ridge and Tippecanoe Memory Gardens.

Major highways

Airports

Lakes

Landmarks

News and Media

School districts

Political districts

Township Officials

Township Trustee

  • Jennifer Teising

Township Board

  • Brendan Betz
  • Cinnamon Gallatin
  • Elizabeth Tran

References

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