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Tippecanoe County, Indiana

US county information
NameTippecanoe County
Largest cityLafayette
US Area
Total Area503.07 sq mi (1303 km2)
Land Area499.79 sq mi (1294.5 km2)
Water Area3.28 sq mi (8.5 km2)
Population172780 (2010)
Density133.6/km2 (346/sq mi)
Named forKethtippecanoogi ("Place of the Succor Fish People" in Miami)
Congressional district4th
Time zoneEastern

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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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