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North Crane
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Tippecanoe
Township Wea
679 ft (207 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 440239

North Crane is a small unincorporated community in Wea Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana.


The town began as a stop on the Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Lafayette Railroad line running southeast out of Lafayette and was known as Culver's Station, named for a nearby landowner.


North Crane is located at 40°20′18″ N, 86°48′35″ W (40.338333, -86.809722) on the eastern edge of Wea Township. It has an elevation of approximately 679 feet. One visible reminder of North Crane is the former Crane Station elevator, which can be seen from U.S. 52, just south of Lafayette.

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