Tipton is a city in and the county seat of Tipton County, Indiana, United States. The population was 5,106 at the 2010 census. It is part of the 'Kokomo, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area . It was named after John Tipton, a politician.
Tipton is located at 40°17′6″N 86°2′25″W / 40.285°N 86.04028°W / 40.285; -86.04028 (40.284944, -86.040342).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km²), all of it land.