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Welcome to Battle Ground ...

The town of Battle Ground is located in Tippecanoe County<1>.

The location of Battle Ground has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Battle Ground has a population of 1,963 people<3> (see below for details).

Battle Ground was established in 1867.

The community of Battle Ground is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The area code for Battle Ground: (765)

The ZIP code for Battle Ground: 47920<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Battle Ground had an population of 1,963 people. This is an increase of 47.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 48.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Battle Ground had a population of 1,334 people. This makes Battle Ground the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Battle Ground represents 0.02% of the total population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 261st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,334 people, the population of Battle Ground has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,323 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Battle Ground.

Adding Battle Ground to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Battle Ground in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Battle Ground was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Battle Ground on a map titled .

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Battle Ground on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Battle Ground ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Battle Ground - they are located in North Carolina and Washington.

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

Communities near Battle Ground ...

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

  • Lafayette [Tippecanoe County]
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    • Lafayette [Tippecanoe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Battle Ground
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,484 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<7>
  • West Lafayette [Tippecanoe County]
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    • West Lafayette [Tippecanoe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Battle Ground
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,605 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Lafayette<7>
  • Monticello [White County]
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    • Monticello [White County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Battle Ground
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,248 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<7>
  • Delphi [Carroll County]
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    • Delphi [Carroll County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Battle Ground
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,909 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delphi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delphi<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flora [Carroll County]
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      • Flora [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Battle Ground
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,998 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flora<7>
    • Shadeland [Tippecanoe County]
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      • Shadeland [Tippecanoe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Battle Ground
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,922 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadeland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadeland
    • Dayton [Tippecanoe County]
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      • Dayton [Tippecanoe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Battle Ground
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,667 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<7>
    • Brookston [White County]
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      • Brookston [White County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Battle Ground
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,541 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookston<7>
    • Rossville [Clinton County]
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      • Rossville [Clinton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Battle Ground
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,540 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville<7>
    • Otterbein [Benton County]
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      • Otterbein [Benton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Battle Ground
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otterbein have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otterbein
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Otterbein<7>

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 Battle Ground. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Battle Ground.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Battle Ground. 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 Battle Ground.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Battle Ground ...

Looking for more information about Battle Ground? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Battle Ground, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Battle Ground.

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About Tippecanoe County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Battle Ground. 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 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Battle Ground.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Battle Ground - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Battle Ground). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Battle Ground or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Battle Ground) 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 Battle Ground. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Battle GroundOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Battle Ground. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5050, Longitude: -86.8523       In this case, the coordinates for Battle Ground have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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