Tippecanoe is located in northern Indiana. It is an unincorporated community in Marshall County. This small town is ideal for those looking to live in a place with low population density, a rich history, and rustic surroundings. Tippecanoe offers a quiet community with plenty of natural beauty nearby. The community is right next to the majestic Tippecanoe River. The general area is famous for the 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe. South Bend and Fort Wayne are nearby, making it easy to access big city amenities while enjoying the benefits of rural living.
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Tippecanoe has a rich history, both locally as an unincorporated community and at the township level. The Tippecanoe River runs next to the community and lends its name to the community that was founded in 1882. It has a number of historic structures as well as more recently constructed homes.
Large lots suitable for a ranch, cottage, or farm are available in the area. Many homes come with a large lot due to the small size of the community. Homes for sale in Tippecanoe offer a cozy and beautiful environment. They come in a range of prices and styles. Even the most affordable homes are high quality and offer the delights of rural township living.
The nearest major highways are US-30 to the north, State Road 13 to the east, and US-31 to the west. Interstate 65 also runs to the west while Interstate 60 runs to the east, and Interstates 80/90 cut across northern Indiana. Nearby communities include Mentone, Argos, Etna, Green, Bourbon, Claypool, Warsaw, Monoquet, Plymouth, Bremen, Nappanee, Rochester, North Manchester, and Knox. Fort Wayne is about an hour and fifteen minutes from Tippecanoe. South Bend is 45 minutes away. Indianapolis is a two-hour drive. Chicago is two hours and twenty minutes away.
Tippecanoe is a small rural community with a couple of shops and restaurants along Main Street. The town itself only has a few stores: a lumber store, café, bar and grill, eatery, and post office. For all other shopping and dining, residents must visit either nearby towns or cities. Several smaller communities are nearby. South Bend is a 45-minute drive, making it the nearest big city for shopping and eating out, and with its array of choices, make the drive well worth it.
Most culture in Tippecanoe is informal. The community is small, and there are few services and forms of local government available locally. For libraries and community centers, residents can visit nearby towns and cities. Otherwise, culture and entertainment takes place on porches, in yards, and along Main Street. You can get to know your neighbours and become a regular at your favourite café.
The Tippecanoe River is near where the community is placed. There are also a number of parks, creeks, and other bodies of water near Tippecanoe. Fields, parks, and other public spaces dot the area where people can gather. Further afield are Winona Lake, Lake Maxinkuckee, Bass Lake, Tippecanoe River Park, Pisgah Marsh Nongame Area, Tri-Lakes, Tri-County Fish and Wildlife Area, Lake Wawasee, and Menominee Wetland Conservation Area. For theatres, bowling alleys, and churches, residents must go into one of the nearby towns.
This town is served by a county council, which is elected to four-year terms. Representatives are elected for the county districts. They are responsible for all spending and revenue collection. Tippecanoe is served by county courts based in Lafayette.
Tippecanoe is a small rural community. There are a small number of businesses in town, which offer employment to residents. Businesses in nearby communities can also be a source of employment for those living in Tippecanoe. As a rural community with limited amenities and large lots, agriculture is a common industry. If you are interested in purchasing a lot to farm, ranch, for a cottage, or to use as an acreage, Tippecanoe also has these types of properties available. Ask our Tippecanoe realtors about larger lots and farming applications in the community. If you simply want to get away from it all and live somewhere remote, Tippecanoe is also suited to that.
Some residents live in Tippecanoe and commute to work elsewhere in the region or in the city. For those looking to get away from the city and return home to a nice and quiet place, Tippecanoe may be the place for you.
Tippecanoe is served by the Tippecanoe School Corporation. The school district runs 18 schools in total including three high schools, six middle schools, and nine elementary schools.
The high schools in this district include Elston Community Education Center in Lafayette, McCutcheon High School in Lafayette, and Harrison High School in West Lafayette.
The middle schools are Battle Ground Middle School in West Lafayette, East Tipp Middle School in Lafayette, Klondike Middle School in West Lafayette, Southwestern Middle School in Lafayette, Wainwright Middle School in Lafayette, and Wea Ridge Middle School in Lafayette.
The elementary schools are Battle Ground Elementary School, Burnett Creek Elementary School, Dayton Elementary School, Hershey Elementary School, James Cole Elementary School, Klondike Elementary School, Mayflower Mill Elementary School, Mintonye Elementary School, and Wea Ridge Elementary School.