Alice, Missouri

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Alice is an unincorporated community in southwest Texas County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

The community was located on a high ridge above and north of West Piney Creek on Missouri Route 38, approximately one mile east of Bendavis and 1.5 miles west of Fairview.[2] The Alice school was just east of the community.[3]

History[edit]

A post office called Alice was established in 1886, and remained in operation until 1927.[4] The community has the name of Alice Embree, a pioneer citizen.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Alice, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 54, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ Bado, Missouri, 15 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1943
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Texas County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016.

Coordinates: 37°17′54″N 92°11′20″W / 37.29833°N 92.18889°W / 37.29833; -92.18889