Scipio, Indiana and Ohio

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Location of Scipio, Ohio

Scipio is an unincorporated community in Franklin County, Indiana and Butler County, Ohio, United States.[1] It is at the intersection of State Routes 126 and 129.


Scipio was platted in 1826.[2]

The post office Scipio once contained had the name Philanthropy.[3] It operated from 1836 until 1839.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Scipio, Indiana and Ohio
  2. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 146. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 296. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The post office serving this locale...was called Philanthropy... 
  4. ^ "Franklin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 

Coordinates: 41°05′56″N 82°57′31″W / 41.09889°N 82.95861°W / 41.09889; -82.95861