Tippecanoe County, Indiana

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Tippecanoe County
Tippecanoe County Courthouse in Lafayette, Indiana
Tippecanoe County Courthouse in Lafayette, Indiana
Map of Indiana highlighting Tippecanoe County
Location within the U.S. state of Indiana
Map of the United States highlighting Indiana
Indiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 40°23′N 86°53′W / 40.39°N 86.89°W / 40.39; -86.89
Country United States
State Indiana
FoundedMarch 1, 1826
Named for{Kethtippecanoogi ("Place of the Succor Fish People" in Miami)
SeatLafayette
Largest cityLafayette
Area
 • Total503.24 sq mi (1,303.4 km2)
 • Land499.81 sq mi (1,294.5 km2)
 • Water3.44 sq mi (8.9 km2)  0.68%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
193,048
 • Density381/sq mi (147/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district4th
Websitewww.tippecanoe.in.gov
Indiana county number 79

Tippecanoe County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, 172,780 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Lafayette.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 10, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.