Tipton County, Indiana

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Indiana county number 80

Tipton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2000, the population was 16,577. It is included in the Kokomo, Indiana, Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county seat is Tipton.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 260 square miles (674 km²), of which 260 square miles (674 km²) is land and 0 square miles (0 km²) (0.01%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

History

Tipton County was formed in 1844. It was named for John Tipton, a soldier of the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811. Tipton served as United States Senator for Indiana from 1831 until shortly before his death in 1839.[2]

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