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Battle Ground is a town in Tippecanoe County, in the Lafayette metro area.
The Battle of Tippecanoe between U. S. soldiers and Indians was fought here in 1811. Federal troops quashed the Indians' last major effort to block white settlement of the Northwest Territory.
The latitude of Battle Ground is 40.508N. The longitude is -86.841W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 587 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,344.
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33% of Battle Ground residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Battle Ground ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Battle Ground was $18,012, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Battle Ground residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Battle Ground include Battle Ground Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Battle Ground, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $430. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,009.
Tippecanoe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Battle Ground political report.
The average commute time for Battle Ground workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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