Aikinsville, Missouri

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Aikinsville (also spelled Akinsville) is an unincorporated community in Morgan County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Akinsville was established in 1880, and remained in operation until 1920.[2] The community derives its name from Reverend Shannon Akins, who owned the land where the village is located.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Aikinsville, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Morgan County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 17, 2016.

Coordinates: 38°33′29″N 92°50′11″W / 38.55806°N 92.83639°W / 38.55806; -92.83639