A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets
Past and Present
of Texas County,
Compiled by Arthur Paul Moser
Bibliography and Acknowledgements
In compiling this Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets, Past and
Present, of Texas Co., Mo., every effort has been made to include every community in
I am indebted to Mrs. Louise Johnson, Librarian of the Texas County Library,
who very patiently made several needed corrections in the directory; also,
Mrs. Johnson supplied additional information.
Also, the staff of the Reference Department of the Springfield Public Library
very graciously made certain rare books available for examination.
Material examined include the following:
- State of Missouri, History of Texas Co., Goodspeed, 1889.
- The State of Missouri, in 1904, Walter Williams.
- New Atlas of Missouri, 1874, Campbell.
- Gazetteer of Missouri, 1874, Campbell.
- Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri, 1901, Conrad.
- Several issues of Missouri Manual.
- Several maps as indicated.
- An M. A. Thesis, Place Names of Five Central Southern Counties of Missouri,
by Anna O'Brien, who submitted it in partial fulfillment of the requirements
of the degree of Master of Arts in the Graduate School of the University
of Mo., 1939. Referred to as "Place Names." It is on Micro Film at the Springfield
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