Compiled by Arthur Paul Moser
In compiling this Directory of Towns, Villages and Hamlets Past and Present, of Dallas County, Missouri, an attempt has been made to include every community.
The following acknowledgements are made:
Miss Roblee and her staff in the Reference Department of the Springfield-Greene County Library, who very graciously made many reference books and material available.
The Rev. Earl T. Sechler, a native of Dallas County, who made several contributions and corrections.
The following references were examined:
In compiling this Directory of Towns, Villages and Hamlets Past and Present, of Dallas County, Missouri, several accounts regarding the organization, founding, and early settlers of the county were discovered.
The author of this work was hesitant in deciding which is the true account, included all of these accounts. The accounts used can be verified by examining the various sources cited.
In addition, The Reverend Earl T. Sechler, retired, a native of Dallas County, furnished some very useful information.