Place:Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States

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NameTippecanoe
Alt namesTippecanoesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates40.417°N 86.883°W
Located inIndiana, United States     (1826 - )
See alsoWabash, Indiana, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Tippecanoe County is a county located in the northwest quadrant of the U.S. state of Indiana. It was created in 1826 from Wabash County. It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

According to the 2010 census, the population was 172,780; the 2009 population estimate was 167,964. The county seat is Lafayette.

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History

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Tippecanoe County was formed March 1, 1826, and named for the anglicization of "Kethtippecanoogi", a Miami term meaning "place of the succor fish people." (Kriebel, Robert C. - Tippecanoe at 2000: A Hoosier County Recalls Its Past). The county is best known for the Battle of Tippecanoe and Purdue University. The Tippecanoe County Courthouse, built in 1881, is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1825 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1826 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1826 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1826 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1827 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1830 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1882 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1830 7,187
1840 13,724
1850 19,377
1860 25,726
1870 33,515
1880 35,966
1890 35,078
1900 38,659
1910 40,063
1920 42,813
1930 47,535
1940 51,020
1950 74,473
1960 89,122
1970 109,378
1980 121,702
1990 130,598

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External links

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