Scircleville, Indiana facts for kids

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Scircleville
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Clinton
Township Johnson Township
Named for George Adam Scircle
Elevation 928 ft (283 m)
FIPS code 18-68364
GNIS feature ID 443130

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

History

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.

The Scircleville post office was established in 1875.

Geography

Scircleville is located at 40°17′15″N 86°18′0″W / 40.2875°N 86.3°W / 40.2875; -86.3, in central Indiana.


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