A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets
Past and Present
of Dent County, Missouri
Compiled by Arthur Paul Moser
Bibliography and Acknowledgements
In compiling this Directory of Towns, Villages and Hamlets Past and Present, of Dent County, Missouri, every effort has been made to include every community in the county.
I am deeply indebted to Mr. Charles Bowen Jeffries, of Salem, who supplied valuable bits of history that otherwise would be lost.
I wish to thank the staff in the Research Department of the Springfield-Greene County Library, who very graciously made certain rare books available for examination.
Material examined includes:
- Gazetteer of Missouri, Campbell, 1874.
- New Atlas of Missouri, Campbell, 1874.
- State of Missouri, History of Dent Co., Goodspeed Bros., 1889.
- Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri, Conrad, 1901, Vol. 2.
- A Reminiscent History of the Ozark Region, Goodspeed Bros., 1894.
- The State of Missouri in 1904, Walter Williams.
- Place Names of Five Central Southern Counties of Missouri, by Anna O'Brien, B.S. in Ed., submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in the Graduate School of the University of Mo., 1939. Dallas, Laclede, Dent, Shannon, Texas Counties. (Identified as Place Names.)
- The General Highway Map of Dent County, issued by the Missouri State Highway Commission, 4-1-67.
- Other maps as indicated.
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