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Scio is a city in Linn County, Oregon, United States. The population was 695 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km), all of it land.
Oregon Geographic Names suggests that Scio was named by one of the original residents, William McKinney, who, with Henry L. Turner, set up a flour mill at the new town. Turner suggested McKinney come up with a name for the place, and McKinney used the name of his former home, Scio, Ohio.
Scio in Ohio is, in turn named for an island west of Turkey called Chios, which was Anglicised as Scio. The name of the city is pronounced “SIGH-oh”.
Scio post office, headed by postmaster Euphronius Wheeler, was established on October 3, 1860.
Thomas Creek, which flows through the city, was named for Frederick Thomas, who obtained a Donation Land Claim and settled on the banks of the creek in 1846.
As of the census of 2000, there were 695 people, 265 households, and 188 families residing…

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