ⓘ Free online encyclopedia. Did you know? page 442

Brownington, Missouri

The town of Brownington was first located in the year 1869, and joined that of Consville and was laid out by William N. Doyle. Consville, however, was founded in 1867, but the two communities have since merged.

Brunswick, Missouri

Brunswick is a rural city in Chariton County, Missouri, United States. The population was 858 at the 2010 census. Brunswick, by official state proclamation, is the Pecan Capital of Missouri. The Missouri Farmers Association was founded in Brunswi ...

Bucklin, Missouri

Bucklin is located at 39°47′1″N 92°53′17″W 39.783582, -92.888071. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.18 square miles 3.06 km 2, all land.

Bunceton, Missouri

Bunceton was laid out and platted in 1868. The city was named for Harvey Bunce, an early county resident. A post office has been in operation at Bunceton since 1868.

Bunker, Missouri

Bunker is located at 37°27′19″N 91°12′37″W 37.455356, -91.210317. According to the census Bureau United States, the city has a total area of 0.66 square miles of 1.71 km2, all land.

Burlington Junction, Missouri

Burlington Junction was founded in 1879, and named for a Burlington railroad junction near the original town site. A post office called Burlington Junction has been in operation since 1879. Possum walk hotel was listed on the national register of ...

Cainsville, Missouri

Cainsville had its start in 1854 when Peter Cain built a watermill on the site. As more workers arrived, a post office, blacksmith shop and trading post were necessarily started up, so that by 1858, a small town had developed.

Calhoun, Missouri

Calhoun was platted in 1837. The town was named after John C. Calhoun, seventh Vice President of the United States. A post office called Calhoun has been in operation since 1844.

Callao, Missouri

Callao was laid out in 1858, a year before the railroad was extended to that point. The town most likely took its name from the port city of Callao, Peru. Townsfolk did not know what to call the new town. They hung a map of the world on the wall, ...

Calverton Park, Missouri

Calverton Park is located at 38°45′57″N 90°18′55″W 38.765827, -90.315416. According to the Bureau of US census, the town has a total area of 0.41 square miles of 1.06 km2, all land. Calverton Park is surrounded by three other municipalities of th ...

Camden Point, Missouri

Camden Point is a city in Platte County, Missouri, United States and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. The population was 474 at the 2010 census.

Camden, Missouri

Camden is a city in Ray County, Missouri, and part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States. The population was 191 at the 2010 census.

Campbell, Missouri

Campbell was originally called Four Mile, and under the latter name settlement was made in 1844. The town site was platted in 1886, and the present name adopted from Alexander Campbell, a local judge. A post office called Four Mile was establishe ...

Canalou, Missouri

Canalou is a city in New Madrid County, Missouri, United States. The population was 338 at the 2010 census. The ZIP code is 63828. In addition to the main, first, and MacArthur, the rest of the streets named after U.S. presidents, including Washi ...

Canton, Missouri

Canton is a city in Lewis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2.377 at the 2010 census. Canton is the home of Culver-Stockton College, a small liberal arts college affiliated with the Christian Church. It also had the oldest conti ...

Cardwell, Missouri

Cardwell is a city in Dunklin County, Missouri, United States. The population was 713 at the 2010 census. The current Mayor of Cardwell is Brandon Cupp and the current aldermen are Harvey Beasley,Mike Clark, and Chuck Walls

Carl Junction, Missouri

Carl Junction was laid out near a railroad junction by Charles Carl, who gave the town his last name. A post office called Carl Junction has been in operation since 1878. Carl junction has a recent history of violent tornadoes. The city was struc ...

Carterville, Missouri

Carterville is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1.891 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Catron, Missouri

Catron is located at 36°36′44″N 89°42′17″W 36.612246, -89.704807. According to the Bureau of US census, the town has a total area of 0.37 square miles of 0.96 km2, all land.

Center, Missouri

Center is a city in Ralls County, Missouri, United States. The population was 508 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Hannibal Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Centerview, Missouri

Centerview was originally called Graham, and under the latter name was laid out in 1865, and named after Samuel C. Graham, the original owner of the town site. A post office called Centerview has been in operation since 1868.

Centralia, Missouri

Centralia is a city in Boone county in the U.S. state of Missouri. The population was 4.027 at the 2010 census, with an estimated population of 4.244 in 2018. A very small portion of the city lies in Audrain County. Part of the Boone County Centr ...

Chaffee, Missouri

Chaffee was platted in 1905, and named after Adna Chaffee, an officer in the Spanish–American War. A post office called Chaffee has been in operation since 1905.

Chamois, Missouri

Chamois is a city in Osage County, Missouri, United States. The population was 396 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Charlack, Missouri

Charlack is located at 38°42′13″N 90°20′33″W 38.703651, -90.342619. The name of the city is a portmanteau, derived from its location at the intersection of St. Char les Rock Road with Lack land Road. According to the Bureau of US census, the town ...

Chilhowee, Missouri

Chilhowee was originally called Simpsons Store, and under the latter name was founded in the mid-1850s, and named after James Simpson, a local merchant. A post office called Chilhowee has been in operation since 1859. The present name is of Nativ ...

Chula, Missouri

A post office called Chula has been in operation since 1888. Chula is an Indian name meaning "red fox". It is unclear why the name Chula was applied to this community.

Clarence, Missouri

Clarence was founded in 1857. According to tradition, the community has the name of Clarence Duff, the son of a pioneer citizen. A post office called Clarence has been in operation since 1859.

Clark, Missouri

A post office called Clark has been in operation since 1887. The community has the name of John Bullock Clark Jr., a five-term U.S. Congressman from Missouri.

Clarksburg, Missouri

Clarksburg is a city in Moniteau County, Missouri, United States. The population was 334 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Clarksdale, Missouri

Clarksdale is a city in DeKalb County, Missouri, United States, located along the Little Third Fork of the Platte River. The population was 271 at the 2010 census. It is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Clarkson Valley, Missouri

Clarkson Valley is located at 38°37′2″N 90°35′18″W 38.617353, -90.588218. According to the Bureau of US census, the town has a total area of 2.75 square miles 7.12 km 2, of which, 2.70 square miles of 6.99 km 2 of Land and 0.05 square miles 0.13 ...

Clarkton, Missouri

Clarkton is a city in Dunklin County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1.288 at the 2010 census. Clarkton is the oldest city in Dunklin County.

Clearmont, Missouri

Clearmont was laid out in 1857. Some say the community was named after nearby Clear Creek, while others believe the name is a transfer from Clermont, Indiana. A post office called Clearmont has been in operation since 1881.

Cleveland, Missouri

Cleveland is a city in Cass County, Missouri, United States. The population was 661 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Clever, Missouri

Clever is a city in Christian County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2.139 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. Clever, like the rest of Christian County, saw a significant increa ...

Coffey, Missouri

Coffey was originally called Coffeyburg, and under the latter name was laid out in 1856 by B. H. Coffey, and named for him. A post office called Coffeysburg was established in 1867, and the name was changed to Coffey in 1910.

Commerce, Missouri

In 1788, the present site of Commerce was first occupied by French settlers, making Commerce apparently the third-oldest present site settlement in Missouri after St Louis and St. Charles. A trading post established in 1803 served as the center o ...

Concordia, Missouri

Concordia is a city in Lafayette County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States. The population was 2.450 at the 2010 census.

Conway, Missouri

Conway is a city in Laclede County, Missouri, United States. The population was 788 at the 2010 census. Conway is located 15 miles southwest of Lebanon.

Cool Valley, Missouri

Cool Valley is located at 38°43′38″N 90°18′22″W 38.727150, -90.306109. According to the Bureau of US census, the town has a total area of 0.47 square miles 1.22 km2, all land.

Corder, Missouri

Corder is a city in Lafayette County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States. The population was 404 at the 2010 census.

Cottleville, Missouri

A post office called Cottleville has been in operation since 1843. The town site was laid out in 1839. It was named by Captain Lorenzo Cottle, an early settler and a veteran of the Black Hawk War and Seminole Wars.

Country Club Hills, Missouri

Country Club Hills is located at 38°43′17″N 90°16′24″W 38.721350, -90.273235. According to the Bureau of US census, the town has a total area of 0.18 square miles of 0.47 km2, all land.

Cowgill, Missouri

Cowgill is a city in Caldwell County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area with the United States. The population was 188 at the 2010 census.

Craig, Missouri

Craig was laid out in 1868. The city was named after the attorney and Missouri politician James Craig. A post office called Craig has been in operation since 1869.

Crane, Missouri

Crane is a town in Stone County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1.462 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Branson, Missouri Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Creighton, Missouri

Creighton is a city in Cass County, Missouri, United States. The population was 349 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Crestwood, Missouri

Crestwood is a city in south St. Louis County, Missouri, United States, part of the Metropolitan Statistical Area known as Greater St. Louis. The population was 11.912 at the 2010 census. In 2011 the magazine Bloomberg Businessweek in behalf of C ...

Crocker, Missouri

Crocker was platted in 1869, and named after South Pacific Railroad shareholder Uriel Crocker. Beginning as early as the 1920s, Uriel Crocker was often misidentified as Eurilis J. Crocker. A post office called Crocker has been in operation since ...