St. Catharine, Missouri

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Saint Catharine is an unincorporated community in Linn County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about four miles east of Brookfield on Route 11. Its post office has closed, and its mail now comes from Brookfield. The community was founded in 1856, and is not named for Catherine of Alexandria, but instead for Mrs. Catherine Elliot, by her husband, William Elliot.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Saint Catharine, Missouri". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 188. 

Coordinates: 39°47′42″N 92°59′40″W / 39.7951°N 92.9944°W / 39.7951; -92.9944