Battle Ground is widely regarded as a gem in Tippecanoe County. The sleepy town is covered with beautiful trees in all hues of colors spreading themselves across the landscape each fall. The town earns its name from the historic Battle of Tippecanoe, a major engagement during the Indian Wars of the Midwest. Today, the battle site is a National Historic Landmark, one that brings visitors through the little town to visit the museum and recreation area.
If you are looking to settle down in a peaceful and beautiful area, consider buying a home in Battle Ground. Our highly-educated and community-oriented team of realtors is extremely knowledgeable about the area and can easily recommend the property that would best suit your needs and desires.
Battle Ground's great homes are known for their simple and functional aesthetic sensibilities. Due to the town's place within Indiana history, many of the local buildings carry a sense of character that simply can't be found elsewhere. Battle Ground recently celebrated its 150th anniversary, and you'll find a variety of styles both old and new within city limits to represent this history.
Battle Ground is located in northwest of Indiana, a short 15-minute drive from Lafayette. The town sits off of I-65, making it easy to access other parts of the state for work or weekend trips. Thanks to the border with Prophetstown State Park and the Wabash River, you won't have to drive far to find beautiful spaces to relax, play, and enjoy the sun.
As a small town, Battle Ground's shopping and dining options are limited, but the stores they do have are friendly and welcoming. Locally-owned cafes, restaurants, and boutiques are frequented by residents who all know each other by name. Local favorites include TC’s Restaurant and Tavern, a popular place for some good food. There are several fast food places by the State Road 43 exit on I-65. Luckily, there are a variety of choices for both shopping and restaurants in nearby Lafayette and West Lafayette to choose from.
No matter where you go, you'll be treated with the old-fashioned Hoosier Hospitality. The entire experience is one of familiar relaxation, not the hustle and bustle of the city. All told, it's the perfect compliment to Battle Ground's serene tranquility.
Although Battle Ground is a small town, it doesn't mean you can't find people who want to celebrate at the end of the day or at the end of the week. You won't find any pulsing mega-clubs in Battle Ground, but we think that's a good thing, and once you see the place, you will, too. Most people who want a night out on the town will head into Lafayette or West Lafayette where a number of local pubs, restaurants, and clubs offer live music and other events. West Lafayette is home to Purdue University, and there are many events held by the university or its students that are open to the public.
And as far as daytime entertainment goes, Battle Ground is in an enviable position. The town is bordered by the Wabash River and several creeks with beautiful hiking and biking trails that allow visitors and residents to make the most of the great outdoors. Furthermore, the town sits right by the Battle of Tippecanoe Memorial as well as Prophetstown State Park. This state park memorializes The Prophet, a Native American who rallied different tribes together in an effort to defeat the encroachments of settlers. The park features lush lawns and a museum that informs visitors about the Indian Wars.
Battle Ground also has an active theater community with an amphitheater in town. The amphitheater is used for community events, theater productions, and even concerts. It's a simple and beautiful way to bring the community together over art and creativity. In Battle Ground, you'll find that the arts are a participatory part of life with no huge spectator productions but an even balance of enjoyment and creation.
Battle Ground has many citizens are still pursuing careers and starting new businesses. The town sits just 15 minutes away from Lafayette and West Lafayette, so plenty of jobs ranging from healthcare to hospitality are within easy reach. Our realtors can try to find a property that allows you to cut down on your commute time to and from work each day.
If you want to stay in town, there is a bustling food service scene with local restaurants and pubs serving up favorites to residents and visitors alike.
Students in Battle Ground attend schools in the Tippecanoe School Corporation. Two schools are located within the Battle Ground city limits: Battle Ground Elementary School and Battle Ground Middle School. Both schools are known for their high levels of community involvement and plenty of opportunities for parents to volunteer and contribute to their children's education. As kids grow older, the schools also offer more extracurricular activities, including sports and clubs.
Students who graduate from these schools move on to Harrison High School, which is located just outside of town. The school has an extremely active sports program, which includes ten varsity sports for boys and eleven for girls. The school also boasts eight bands, five choirs, and a theater program. It is easy to see why the residents of Battle Ground are known for their well-rounded civic involvement.