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Welcome to Americus ...

Americus is located in Tippecanoe County<1>.

Americus is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Americus lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Americus (for example, toward Hoopeston (IL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Americus: (765)

Communities Also Named Americus ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Americus - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi and Missouri.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Americus.

Communities near Americus ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Americus.

  • Lafayette [Tippecanoe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafayette
    • Lafayette [Tippecanoe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Americus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 71,721 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<4>
  • West Lafayette [Tippecanoe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Lafayette
    • West Lafayette [Tippecanoe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Americus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 50,996 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Lafayette<4>
  • Monticello [White County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monticello
    • Monticello [White County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Americus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,243 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<4>
  • Delphi [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delphi
    • Delphi [Carroll County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Americus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,909 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delphi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delphi<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flora [Carroll County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flora have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flora
      • Flora [Carroll County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Americus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,002 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flora<4>
    • Battle Ground [Tippecanoe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Battle Ground have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battle Ground
      • Battle Ground [Tippecanoe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Americus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,975 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battle Ground
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Battle Ground<4>
    • Shadeland [Tippecanoe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadeland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shadeland
      • Shadeland [Tippecanoe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Americus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,916 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadeland
    • Dayton [Tippecanoe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dayton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayton
      • Dayton [Tippecanoe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Americus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,668 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<4>
    • Rossville [Clinton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossville
      • Rossville [Clinton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Americus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,545 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville<4>
    • Brookston [White County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookston
      • Brookston [White County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Americus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,533 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookston<4>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Americus. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Americus.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Americus. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Americus.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Americus. See our Newspapers Page for Americus.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Americus ...

Looking for more information about Americus? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Americus, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Americus.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tippecanoe County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Americus. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Tippecanoe County: www.co.tippecanoe.in.us/

The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Tippecanoe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Americus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Americus) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Americus. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Americus

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Americus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5261, Longitude: -86.7581    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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