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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 on microfilm.


Parent County

1826--Tippecanoe County was created 20 January 1826 from Parke County and unorganized territory.
County seat: Lafayette [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

Cemeteries in Tippecanoe County


Tippecanoe County Cemetery Restoration


Tippecanoe County Cemetery Book by Area Plan Comm.  [PDF file]



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


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • West Lafayette

Court   Alameda McCollough Research Library




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



Alameda McCollough Research Library


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.


Probate  Alameda McCollough Research Library  http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

School Records


Vital Records

Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm 

 (Original marriage records 1825 - 1992)

  • 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 

Tippecanoe County Area Genealogical Society  http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/index.html

Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Family History Centers

Tippecanoe County Historical Association  http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/index.htm

Web Sites


  1. Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Tippecanoe County Indiana Cemeteries. 


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