Lookup Public Records in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Tippecanoe County, Indiana Overview

Tippecanoe County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1826 and named after The Tippecanoe River and the Battle of Tippecanoe. The county seat is Lafayette. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2010, the county has a population of approximately 180,174 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 503.24 square miles of which 499.81 square miles is land and 3.44 square miles is water. Tippecanoe County borders the following counties: White County to the north; Carroll County to the northeast; Clinton County to the east; Montgomery County to the south; Fountain County to the southwest; Warren County to the west and Benton County to the northwest. Tippecanoe County has 19 zip codes. The zip codes are 47918, 47920, 47924, 47930, 47941, 46923, 47901, 47904, 47905, 47909, 47955, 46058, 47967, 47970, 47981, 47983, 47906, 47907 and 47992. The most populated zip code is 47906.

Tippecanoe County Assessor’s Office Information

The primary function of the Assessor’s office is to assess the value of real and personal property. Other responsibilities of the Assessor’s Office are as follows:

  • Acts as Inheritance Tax Appraiser and audits and approves Inheritance Tax forms
  • Calculates the total assessed value of each taxing district
  • Certifies current gross assessments to the County Auditor’s Office
  • Collects and maintains sales information on properties sold from 1997 to present
  • Ensures uniformity and equitable assessments for all property owners
  • Selects the Assessment Software and Computer Systems
  • Oversees review and verification of the self-reported values of all personal property in each taxing district
  • Oversees the General Reassessment process
  • Processes Appeal of Assessment petitions
  • Processes Not-For-Profit Property Tax Exemption Applications
  • Serves as Secretary on the County Property Tax Assessment Board of Appeals (PTABOA)
  • Utilizes Sales Disclosures to establish base market rates and values in each neighborhood and adjusts base values for location, distance to amenities, and other influence factors.

Eric Grossman is the County Assessor of Tippecanoe County. Grossman can be contacted at (765) 423-9255 or via email at egrossman@tippecanoe.in.gov

The physical address of the Tippecanoe County Assessor’s Office is:

20 N 3rd Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone: (765) 423-9255
Fax: (765) 423-9256
Email: egrossman@tippecanoe.in.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Tippecanoe County Clerk’s Office Information

The County Clerk’s Office is responsible for filing vital records or important documents related to Clark County’s population and events including marriage licenses, child support, judgments, and official court documents.

Christa Coffey is the County Clerk of Tippecanoe County. Coffey can be contacted at (765) 423-9326 or via email at ccoffey@tippecanoe.in.gov

The physical address of the Tippecanoe County Clerk’s Office is:

301 Main Street
2nd Floor
Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone: (765) 423-9326
Fax: (765) 423-9194
Email: clerk@tippecanoe.in.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM and, Tuesday, 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM

The filing/recording fee schedule of Tippecanoe County Clerk’s Office can be found in the following link:

Tippecanoe County Recorder’s Office Information

The County Recorder’s function is to maintain permanent public records involving a wide variety of instruments. These documents detail transactions involving real estate, mining, personal property, mortgages, liens, leases, subdivision plats, military discharges, personal bonds, etc.
Shannon Withers is the County Recorder of Tippecanoe County. Withers can be contacted at (765) 423-9352 or via email at swithers@tippecanoe.in.gov

The physical address of the Tippecanoe County Recorder’s Office is:

20 N 3rd Street
2nd Floor
Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone: (765) 423-9352
Email: recorder@tippecanoe.in.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

The filing/recording fee schedule of Tippecanoe County Recorder’s Office can be found in the following link:

Tippecanoe, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009180,667
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20099,947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009656
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,067
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009533
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009364
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20095,520
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200917,243
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,881
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20095,361
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009435
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200944,596
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009621
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009940
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200922,494
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20096,034
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009239
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,294
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20095,856
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009123
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,376
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20093,071
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20093,653
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009229
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009567
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20092,289
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20091,139
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009239
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,406
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009184
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200937,745
Tippecanoe County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Tippecanoe County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title 31, Article 11 and Uniform Premarital Agreement Act – Title 31, Article 11, Chapter 3
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Tippecanoe County Marriage License
Location:County Courthouse 2Nd Floor, 301 Main St, Lafayette, Indiana, 47901
Phone:765-423-9326

Tippecanoe County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 20 N 3rd St, Lafayette, IN 47901, United States
Phone: 765-423-9352

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