Tipton is a city in Moniteau County, Missouri, United States. The population was 3,261 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Tipton is located at 38°39′17″N 92°46′44″W / 38.65472°N 92.77889°W / 38.65472; -92.77889 (38.654594, -92.778800).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km²), of which, 2.1 square miles (5.4 km²) of it is land and 0.48% is water.