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Cyclone, Indiana is located in Clinton County, Indiana
Cyclone, Indiana
Cyclone, Indiana
Location in Clinton County, Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clinton
Township Jackson
925 ft (282 m)
ZIP code
FIPS code 18-16516
GNIS feature ID 433268

Cyclone is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Clinton County, Indiana.


The town's name commemorates a destructive tornado that struck the area on June 14, 1880. A 1913 county history states,

[It was] the most destructive storm that ever visited the county, either since its settlement or in traditional history. It was a genuine cyclone with a "funnel shaped cloud," which swept over a curved path of over forty miles in this and adjoining counties, leaving desolation in its wake. It was estimated to have done $200,000 damage in this county. The present town, which was located about that time as a railroad station, was in the path of the storm and was named for it.

A post office was established at Cyclone in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1933.


Cyclone is located at 40°13′42″N 86°25′57″W / 40.22833°N 86.43250°W / 40.22833; -86.43250.

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