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Scipio was part of the Central New York Military Tract, which was land reserved for veterans of the Revolutionary War. The first settler arrived around 1790, and the town was formed in 1798 when Cayuga County was formed. The town was named after the Roman general Scipio Africanus. In 1823, part of Scipio was used to form the towns of Springport and Venice.

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  • 1836 - Scipio
    Scipio, originally organised as part of Ontario county, by General Sessions pursuant to Act, Jan. 27th, 1789; since modified; W. from Albany, 180...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Scipio
    Scipio, a post-township of Cayuga co., New York, 10 miles S. from Auburn, intersected by the Auburn and Ithaca railroad. Population, 2135.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

  • 1868 City Directory
    SCIPIO was one of the original towns, having been formed March 5, 1794. Sempronius was taken off in 1799; a part of Marcellus, (Onondaga Co.,) in...Read MORE...


  • News 1870 - A farmer at Scipio, N. Y., has a turkey that has laid one hundred eggs in one hundred days, never missing a day on account of sickness or a circus in town, or anything.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    November 5, 1870

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  • 1895 - Scipio
    Scipio, a post-village in Scipio township, Cayuga co., N.Y., about 10 miles S. of Auburn. It has 2 churches. The township is bounded on the E. by...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Scipio, a post-village in Scipio township (town), Cayuga co., N.Y., about 10 miles S. of Auburn. Pop. about 100 ; of the town in 1900, 1657.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906



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  • 1836 - Scipio
    Scipio, originally organised as part of Ontario county, by General Sessions pursuant to Act, Jan. 27th, 1789; since modified; W. from Albany, 180... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Scipio
    Scipio, a post-township of Cayuga co., New York, 10 miles S. from Auburn, intersected by the Auburn and Ithaca railroad. Population, 2135.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
  • 1868 City Directory
    SCIPIO was one of the original towns, having been formed March 5, 1794. Sempronius was taken off in 1799; a part of Marcellus, (Onondaga Co.,) in... Read MORE...

  • News  1870 - A farmer at Scipio, N. Y., has a turkey that has laid one hundred eggs in one hundred days, never missing a day on account of sickness or a circus in town, or anything.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    November 5, 1870
  • 1895 - Scipio
    Scipio, a post-village in Scipio township, Cayuga co., N.Y., about 10 miles S. of Auburn. It has 2 churches. The township is bounded on the E. by... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Scipio, a post-village in Scipio township (town), Cayuga co., N.Y., about 10 miles S. of Auburn. Pop. about 100 ; of the town in 1900, 1657.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

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