A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets
Past and Present
of Laclede County, Missouri
Compiled by Arthur Paul Moser
Bibliography and Acknowledgements
In compiling this Directory of Towns, Villages and Hamlets, Past and Present, of Laclede County, Missouri, an effort has been made to include every known community.
I am deeply indebted to Sergeant Gerald Groves, 225 Ash, Lebanon, A Sergeant with the Highway Patrol, who has been working on a history of post-offices in Laclede County. Sergeant Groves contributed much material to the directory.
I wish to thank the staff of the Reference Department of the Springfield-Greene County Library, who very graciously made certain rare books and maps available for examination.
Other references include:
- The State of Missouri, in 1904, Walter Williams..
- State of Missouri, A History of Laclede County, 1889, Goodspeed Bros.
- Gazetteer of Missouri,Campbell, 1874.
- New Atlas of Missouri, Campbell, 1874.
- Several issues of Missouri Manjal.
- Highway Map of Laclede County, as issued by the State Highway Department of Missouri, 9-20-65.
- A thesis by Anna O'Brien, Place Names of Five Central Southern Counties of Missouri, 1939 (referred to as Place Names)
- Other maps as indicated.
- Mr. Paul White, Librarian, of the Kinderhook Regional Library, who supplied some information.
- Letters from various individuals.
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