Welcome to Lafayette – West Lafayette, Indiana! A historian’s dream with beautiful turn-of-the-century architecture. History buffs will want to visit the Tippecanoe Battlefield and Museum or explore Prophetstown State Park. Our vibrant downtown offers antiques and eclectic shopping, handmade candies, quaint coffee shops and the state’s oldest drive-in restaurant. A sophisticated art scene with galleries and outdoor art can be found. Take in a tasting at Wildcat Creek Winery, People’s Brewing Company and/or Lafayette Brewing Company. Annual festivals can be enjoyed throughout the year. Visit Purdue Universityand all it has to offer. “Howl with the wolves” at Wolf Park, explore Celery Bog Nature Preserve, Clegg Memorial Gardens and the Wabash Heritage Trail. Columbian Park features Tropicanoe Cove Family Aquatic Center and the Columbian Park Zoo. Golf enthusiasts can choose from eight courses including designs from both Pete Dye and Hale Irwin.
You’ll soon discover that Lafayette – West Lafayette, Indiana is more than a place a visit. In fact, we are a warm, welcoming community with a combined population of more than 174,000 people.
Lafayette – West Lafayette, Indiana is ideally situated between Chicago, Illinois and Indianapolis, Indiana. It is home to just over 174,000 residents and is known for its diverse community and great quality of life. We are a vibrant community of good schools, safe neighborhoods and excellent public facilities and amenities, including over 40 parks and extensive trail systems. The Community has a wide spectrum of businesses, including many nationally and internationally known high-tech corporations and institutions including Purdue University.