Jerome, Missouri

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Jerome is an unincorporated community in western Phelps County, Missouri. It is located on Gasconade River near Interstate 44 and is about ten miles west of Rolla near the edge of the Mark Twain National Forest. Jerome is protected by the Doolittle rural fire department.

Family lore states that Jerome, Missouri was founded by Jerome Ledgerwood as he was employed by a railroad to establish a station there.[citation needed]

Coordinates: 37°55′34″N 91°58′40″W / 37.92611°N 91.97778°W / 37.92611; -91.97778