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County Courthouse

Tippecanoe County Courthouse
 301 Main Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone: 765.423.9326 

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1830
divorce records from 1850, probate and court records
from 1832 & naturalization records[1]


Parent County

1826--Tippecanoe County was created 20 January 1826 from Parke County and unorganized territory.
County seat: Lafayette [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Tippecanoe County, Indiana Genealogy census records online, see: Indiana Census.


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • West Lafayette



Local Histories

  • Biographical history of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren and Pulaski counties, (Indiana. 2003. La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press.) FHL US/CAN Film 1731988 FHL Collection   other library   vol.1  Google books   vol.2   Google books



Civil War

Civil War service men from Tippecanoe County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Tippecanoe County.



School Records


Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tippecanoe County, Indiana 217 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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