John Hayward, Gazetteer of the United States of America… (Philadelphia: James L. Gihon, 1854), 595.
Tippecanoe County, Ia., c. h. at Lafayette. Bounded N. and N. E. by White and Carroll counties, E. by Clinton, S. by Montgomery, and W. by Fountain and Warren counties. Drained by Wabash and Tippecanoe Rivers, Wild Cat Creek and its branches, which afford water power. Surface level or undulating, a large part being prairie. The Wabash and Erie Canal traverses this county.