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Tippecanoe River

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The Tippecanoe River is a gentle, 225 mile (362 km) long river in northern Indiana that flows from Lake Tippecanoe in Kosciusko County to the Wabash River near Battle Ground, about twelve miles northeast of Lafayette.

It is considered the river of lakes, as it is fed by 88 natural lakes. It has a drainage area of 1.25 million acres (5060 km²), spanning 14 counties.

From Lake Tippecanoe in Kosciusko County, the river flows south and west through the southeast corner of Marshall County, then bends northwest through the northern part of Fulton County and through Pulaski County, from the northeast corner to the south central portion. It then enters White County, where dams form Lake Freeman and Lake Shafer. The river exits Lake Freeman from the south and flows through the west part of Carroll County into Tippecanoe County, where it joins the Wabash River.

In addition to Tippecanoe County, five townships that the river flows through are named Tippecanoe:

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