Tippecanoe, a river of Indiana, which rises in a lake of the same name in Kosciusko co., and flows generally S. W. into the Wabash river 9 m. above Lafayette, Tippecanoe co. Its length is about 200 m. It is famous for the battle fought on its banks, Nov. 7, 1811, in which the Americans under Gen. Harrison defeated the Indians under Tecumseh's brother.
Tippecanoe, a W. county of Indiana, intersected by the Wabash river, drained by the Tippecanoe river and several creeks, and intersected by the Wabash and Erie canal and several railroads; area, 500 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 33,515. The surface is generally level, and the soil a rich black loam. The chief productions in 1870 were 552,677 bushels of wheat, 909,367 of Indian corn, 177,578 of oats, 94,516 of potatoes, 54,286 lbs. of wool, 267,971 of butter, and 16,654 tons of hay. There were 9,095 horses, 5,836 milch cows, 12,608 other cattle, 16,310 sheep, and 27,293 swine; 4 manufactories of agricultural implements, 6 of boots and shoes, 25 of carriages and wagons, 5 of machinery, 1 of paper, 1 of vegetable oil, 3 of woollens, 14 flour mills, 3 breweries, 1 distillery, 1 planing mill, 6 saw mills, and 1 beef-packing and 3 pork-packing establishments. Capital, Lafayette.