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How Missouri counties, towns and streams were named ...

David W. Eaton

How Missouri counties, towns and streams were named ...

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Published by The State historical society in Columbia, Mo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Missouri.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Missouri.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprinted from the Missouri historical review, v. 10-13, 1916-18.

      Statementby David W. Eaton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF464 .E14
      The Physical Object
      Pagination5 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL252114M
      LC Control Numbergs 18000416
      OCLC/WorldCa2686847

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Adair County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the Census, the population Its county seat is Kirksville.

The county was first settled by immigrants from Kentucky and organized on Janu Adair County comprises the Kirksville, MO Micropolitan Statistical ssional district: 6th. How Missouri counties is an unincorporated community in the now inactive township of Grant in Clark County, Missouri, United is southeast of the Battle of Athens State Historic Site.

History. Athens was laid out and platted in The community was named for Athens, Greece. A post office called Athens was established inand remained in operation until CDP: St. Francisville.

Boston How Missouri counties an unincorporated community in southern Barton County, Missouri, United States. It is situated approximately halfway between Lamar and Jasper and is about one mile northeast of the intersection of U.S. Route 71 and Route on county roads. It once had a post office, but mail is now delivered from Lamar.

The town was first established as Nodaway City. On Febru CDP: Irwin. Dresden (also Dresdon) is an unincorporated community in Pettis County, Missouri, United towns and streams were named. book altitude is feet ( m), and it is located at approximately (, History. A post office called Dresden was established inand remained in operation until The community was named after How Missouri counties, Germany.

Dresden was once County: Pettis. Iantha is an unincorporated community in Barton County, Missouri. It is located six miles How Missouri counties of Lamar. History. Iantha was founded in The community most likely was named after an early settler.

A post office called Iantha was established in. Roanoke is an unincorporated community in Howard and Randolph counties, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

History. The first settlement at Roanoke was made in The community took its name from Roanoke Plantation, in Virginia, the native state of a first settler. A post office was established on the Randolph County side inwhere it remained in operation until it was. Quincy is a small unincorporated community in northwestern Hickory County, Missouri, United States.

It is located on Ro north of U.S. Route A post office and a few homes are located there. Quincy was platted in The community most likely was named after Towns and streams were named.

book. President John Quincy Adams. A post office called Quincy has been in operation since Townships: Center, Cross Timbers, Green. Harrison County is a county in Missouri, United States. The county seat is Bethany. In8, people lived there.

The county was organized on Febru and named for U.S. Representative Albert G. Harrison of Missouri. Worth County is a county in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of county seat is Grant City. In2, people lived there that makes it the smallest county in the state by population.

The county was organized on February 8, and named for General William J. Worth, who served in the Mexican–American War. Worth County is the youngest county in the. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named () at nd: David Wolfe Eaton.

Jackson County is located in the western portion of the U.S. state of of the census, the population was ,The estimated population in ismaking it the towns and streams were named.

book populous county in the state (after St. Louis County).Although Independence retains its status as the original county seat, Kansas City serves as a second county seat and the Named for: President Andrew Jackson.

History. Lebanon was founded in The community was named after Lebanon, Tennessee, the former home of many of the first settlers.

Lebanon also had many motels, for travelers along Route 66 to stay in. The Ralph E. Burley House, Joe Knight Building, Laclede County Jail, Ploger-Moneymaker Place, and Wallace House are listed on the National Register of Historic County: Laclede.

(--How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named, second article, p. ) (David W. Eaton, in a series of articles in The Missouri Historical Review.). Warren County is a county located in the eastern part of the U.S.

state of of the census, the population The county is located on the north side of the Missouri county seat is Warrenton. The county was started on January 5, It was named for General Joseph Warren, who died in the Battle of Bunker Hill during the American.

Franklin County is a county in the U.S. state of of the census, the population wasThe county seat is Union. The county was founded in and is named after Founding Father Benjamin Franklin.

References. Reynolds County is a county in Missouri, United county seat is Centerville. In6, people lived there. The county was organized on Februand was named in honor of former Governor of Missouri, Thomas Reynolds.

References. Andrew County is a county in the northwestern U.S. state of of the census, it had a population of 17, Its county seat is Savannah. The county was created on Janu and named for Andrew Jackson Davis, a lawyer and State: Missouri. Clinton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan of the U.S.

Census, the county had a population of 20, Its county seat is Plattsburg. The county was organized January 2, and named for Governor DeWitt Clinton of New York. ReferencesNamed for: DeWitt Clinton. Ralls County is a county located in the northeastern portion of the U.S. state of of the census, the population Its county seat is New London.

The county was organized Novem and named for Daniel Ralls, Missouri state ssional district: 6th. Ray County is a county located in the northwestern portion of the U.S.

state of Missouri and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan of the census, the population Its county seat is Richmond. The county was organized Novem and named for John Ray, a Missouri state legislator and member of the first state Constitutional ssional district: 5th.

Wayne County is a county located in the Ozark foothills in the U.S. state of of the census, the population The county seat is Greenville. The county was officially organized on Decemand is named after General "Mad" Anthony Wayne, who served in the American ssional district: 8th.

Clair County is a county located in the western portion of the U.S. state of of the census, the population was 9, Its county seat is Osceola. The largest city is Appleton county was organized in and named after General Arthur St.

Clair, Governor of the Northwest Territory. Clair was also the 9th president of the United States in Congress Congressional district: 4th.

Hamilton is a city in Caldwell County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States. The population was 1, at the is known as the hometown of James Cash Penney, who built a large apparel-related business, J.

Penney, and the hometown of Jenny Doan, who has built a large quilting-related business, Missouri Star County: Caldwell.

Counties Towns for Sale Refine Results Under $66 \ Under $ \ Under $ \ Under $ \ Under $ \ Under $ \ Under $ \ Under $ \ Under $ \ Under $ Sort Listings Relevant \ Completing \ Priced Low To High \ Highest \ Newest. Missouri Rivers Shown on the Map: Big Piney River, Black River, Blackwater River, Bourbeuse River, Charriton River, Cuivre River, Current River, Eleven Point River, Gasconade River, Grand River, James River, Lamine River, Locust Creek, Marais des Cygnes River, Meramec River, Mississippi River, Missouri River, Mussel Fork, Niangua River, North Fabius River, North Fork.

A map of Missouri Counties with County seats and a satellite image of Missouri with County outlines. Missouri County Map with County Seat Cities. These maps are property of and may not be used beyond our websites. They were created using data licensed from and copyright by Map Resources.

The name Eau de Vie is derived from Eau--water and de Vie--life, hence, "water of life" or "brandy". (--How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named, David Eaton, Second Article, p.

) [7] Elkhead. This community is a post-office 16 miles east of Ozark. (--Gazetteer of Missouri, p. ) As ofthe post-office received mail from. J live. The State Historical Society of Missouri. November 3, Book: How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named.

The State Historical Society of Missouri. Eaton, David Wolfe. Web site: Post Offices. Jim Forte Postal History. 3 November American Indian Place Names. Many Kansas counties, rivers and streams, towns and townships, and even the state, itself, have been named for American Indian people, their tribes, or words from their languages.

A town in Labette County, three townships in Montgomery, Neosho, and Wilson counties, and a creek in Montgomery county share the name. Cities, Towns & Counties. Missouri cities, towns and counties grew rapidly from the mids as people moved west. Mapmakers used various mapping techniques to give us a glimpse into the political, cultural, and economical life of these communities.

and Barry counties, Missouri Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC): Water Body Identification (WBID) numbers and Missouri Stream Classifications1: – Shoal Creek P – Shoal Creek C – Pogue Creek C – Joyce Creek C Beneficial Uses Common to All Segments (See Section 2 for more detail).

The second article discusses how the Missouri State Legislature created Caldwell and Daviess counties especially for the Latter-day Saints to settle in. The Church was driven from Missouri in the winter ofwhen its leaders were arrested and held for trial and the state militia enforced Governor Boggs's Extermination Order.].

The earliest name of a town on the Kansas City and Southern Railroad line between Bates and Cass Counties, laid out by the Missouri Coal and Construction Company in October,on land owned by Jesse B.

Stuart, for whom it was named. The town of Bloomfield was born at a huge "sale-of-lots auction" on October 2, Located 15 miles south of the Missouri River, it is eight miles west of the Knox-Cedar County line. The "Bloomfield Monitor," also arriving at the birth of the community, reported that between men gathered to take part in the beginning of Bloomfield.

Map of the midwestern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered Januconstructed in Consolidated into the Chicago and Northwestern Railway, See entries and Located in the West Gulf Coastal Plain, Nevada County has a variety of sandy loam and silty clay loam soils, as well as extensive pine and hardwood forests.

The Little Missouri River, the major stream in the area, separates Nevada County from Clark and Pike counties to the north. The Reconstruction legislature formed Nevada County in from Hempstead, Ouachita, and.

The mile-long White River flowing through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri is a major tributary of the Mississippi River. The river begins in northwestern Arkansas in the Boston Mountains and flows east toward the Fayetteville (Washington County) area, where it then turns north.

Near Eureka Springs (Carroll County), the river enters Missouri. In the s Bristow also fielded teams in the Boyd County League. Bristow's first school was a sod building, soon replaced with a frame structure. In a two-story schoolhouse was built. A high school was maintained until when the district merged with Lynch six miles away.

Bristow has always been a church-oriented community. By there w people living in Wise Pdf. About percent were Anglo, percent were Hispanic, and percent were African-American; another 3 percent were other minorities.

More than 76 percent of the residents older than twenty-five had completed high school, and 13 percent had college degrees.Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned from Missouri Digital Heritage. - The area now known as Sullivan County was claimed by the Missouris.

- The first white settlers came to the county. - Settlements now existed along all the streams of the northern part of the County.Ebook office lists from Missouri Blue Books, United States Geologic Survey maps, the platbook and other maps of Christian County were used to compile names by which communities, with or without post offices, have been known.

Changes in roads, post offices and even business locations move communities somewhat.