Alliance, Missouri

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Alliance, Missouri
unincorporated community
Location of Bollinger County, Missouri
Location of Bollinger County, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Bollinger
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 573

Alliance is an unincorporated community in the northwestern part of Whitewater Township in Bollinger County, Missouri.[1]

The community was named after the organization Farmer's Alliance, an organized agrarian economic movement among American farmers which had been organized in Illinois in 1880. Farmer’s Alliance was a strong and flourishing organization in Alliance at that time. Alliance is also called Jugtown because of the pottery that was manufactured from the clay found there.[2] A post office was established there in 1889 and was in operation until 1953.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Alliance, Missouri
  2. ^ State Historical Society of Missouri: Bollinger County Place Names, 1928-1945 http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay_bollinger.html
  3. ^ Post Offices in Bollinger County, MO "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-12-08. 

Coordinates: 37°33′44″N 89°59′48″W / 37.56222°N 89.99667°W / 37.56222; -89.99667