Alanthus Grove, Missouri

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Alanthus Grove is an unincorporated community in Gentry County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Alanthus Grove was established in 1855, and remained in operation until 1906.[2] The community most likely was named for a grove of ailanthus trees near the original town site.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Alanthus Grove, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Gentry County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 2 October 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Coordinates: 40°18′25″N 94°32′39″W / 40.30694°N 94.54417°W / 40.30694; -94.54417