Tiptur is a town in Tumkur district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Tiptur is famous for its copra. There are several educational institutions in Tiptur.
The place is a leading trading and educational centre and is about 73 km west of Tumkur on the Bangalore-Honavar road and on the Bangalore-Miraj railway line and about 141 km north-west of Bangalore city. There are about a dozen temples and two choultries here. The most important temples of the place are the Shankara matta (Sharada Temple), Kalleshvara, Kempamma, Anjaneya, Mallikarjuna, Kashi Vishveshvara and the Kannika Parameshvari. It is a centre of coconut trade and abounds in coconut plantations.