Scircleville, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Scircleville is located in Clinton County, Indiana
Coordinates: 40°17′15″N 86°18′0″W / 40.28750°N 86.30000°W / 40.28750; -86.30000Coordinates: 40°17′15″N 86°18′0″W / 40.28750°N 86.30000°W / 40.28750; -86.30000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clinton
Township Johnson Township
Named for George Adam Scircle
Elevation[1] 928 ft (283 m)
FIPS code 18-68364[2]
GNIS feature ID 443130

Scircleville is an unincorporated community in Johnson Township, Clinton County, Indiana. Scircleville was named in honor of George Scircle.[3]


Scircleville was platted in 1873 by George Adam Scircle and became a small local trade center. Josiah Drake opened its first general store and John Scircle the first drug store. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries Scircleville was home to a number of lodges and fraternal organizations including the GAR, Odd Fellows, Red Men and Masons.[4]

The Scircleville post office was established in 1875.[5]


Scircleville is located at 40°17′15″N 86°18′0″W / 40.28750°N 86.30000°W / 40.28750; -86.30000, in central Indiana.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Hook, J. N. (10 June 2014). All Those Wonderful Names. Open Road Media. p. 272. ISBN 978-1-4976-1186-3. 
  4. ^ Claybaugh, Joseph (1913). History of Clinton County, Indiana. Indianapolis: A. W. Bowen & Company. p. 32. 
  5. ^ "Clinton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2014.