Arcana is an unincorporated community in Monroe Township, Grant County, Indiana.
The name Arcana is likely derived from a Latin word meaning "secluded". The Arcana post office opened in 1858, and was discontinued in 1900.
Arcana is located at 40°32′19″N 85°30′12″W / 40.53861°N 85.50333°W.
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- ^ "Arcana, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
- ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 53. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
The name is probaby plural of Arcanum, "hidden," suggesting "secluded"...
- ^ "Grant County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 September 2014.