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The location of Scipio













Welcome to Scipio ...

Although we found mention of Scipio during our research, we have little information about it.<1> We believe that Scipio had a post office at one time. We have done a cursory search and haven't been able to find any evidence that the community still exists..

We've added Scipio to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Scipio, please Contact Us.


The location of Scipio has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Scipio is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Scipio might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Scipio would be found within the (785) area code.

Communities near Scipio ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ottawa   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the North (N) of Scipio

Located in Franklin County

Osawatomie   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Scipio

Located in Miami County

Garnett   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Scipio

Williamsburg   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Scipio

Located in Franklin County

Greeley   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Scipio

Princeton   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Scipio

Located in Franklin County

Parker   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Scipio

Located in Linn County

Lane   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Scipio

Located in Franklin County

Rantoul   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Scipio

Located in Franklin County

Westphalia   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Scipio

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Scipio.

Communities Also Named Scipio ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kansas communities named Scipio: This one is located in Anderson County and the other is located in Franklin County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 10 communities that are also named Scipio - they are located in Arkansas, Indiana (2), Michigan, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma and Utah.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Scipio.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Scipio. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Scipio. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scipio.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Scipio:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scipio ...

Looking for more information about Scipio? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Scipio? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Scipio, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Scipio.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Scipio and then turned east". While Scipio could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Scipio as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Scipio could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scipio - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Scipio) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scipio. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3684, Longitude: -95.2178     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scipio have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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