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Scipio, Oklahoma
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Pittsburg
Elevation 725 ft (221 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 918 & 539
GNIS feature ID 1097875

Scipio is an unincorporated community in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, United States. The community is 12 miles (19 km) northwest of McAlester. A post office opened at Scipio on January 24, 1980. The community was named for nearby Scipio Creek, which was in turn named for the Roman general Scipio Africanus.

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