Lafayette, Indiana is a fast growing community located in northwest Indiana. Lafayette is conveniently situated near Purdue University in Tippecanoe County. Located 63 miles northwest of Indianapolis and 105 miles southeast of Chicago, it's a great location for those looking for a smaller town feel but with options for bigger cities nearby.
Lafayette is a thriving city with a community dedicated to its improvement. It's a wonderful place to call home.
Details about Lafayette
- County: Tippecanoe
- Townships: Fairfield, Perry, Sheffield, Wea
- Population: 67,140
Moving to Lafayette and need help?
- Electric: Duke Energy
- Gas: Vectren
- Water: City of Lafayette
- Phone: Verizon
- Cable: Xfinity or Metronet
Trash and recycling is picked up once weekly with curbside service. All residences are issued a 64-gallon container for trash and a 96 gallon can for recycling. For more information, call the city at 765-807-1000.