Artic, Indiana

Artic is an unincorporated community in DeKalb County, Indiana, in the United States. A historic variant spelling is Arctic.[1]


A post office was established at Artic in 1845, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[2] It was likely named after the Arctic.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Artic, Indiana
  2. "DeKalb County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  3. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 55. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...apparently it was named for the arctic region.

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