A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets
Past and Present
of Bates County, Missouri
Compiled by Arthur Paul Moser
Bibliography and Acknowledgements
In compiling this Directory of Towns, Villages and Hamlets, Past and Present, of Bates County, Missouri, every effort has been made to include every known community.
I wish to thank the staff in the Reference Department of the Springfield-Greene County Library for providing certain rare books for examination.
Material examined includes the following:
- Campbell's Gazetteer of Missouri, 1874.
- New Atlas of Missouri, 1874, Campbell.
- History of Bates County, 1883, Goodspeed.
- History of Cass County, 1883, St. Joseph Steam Printing Company.
- Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri, 1901, Conard.
- The State of Missouri in 1904, Walter Williams.
- Several maps as indicated.
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