Austin, Missouri

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Austin is an unincorporated community in Cass County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Austin was established in 1856, and closed in 1918.[2] The community was named after William Austin, a local merchant.[3]

The Stumbaugh Post No. 180 GAR Hall was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Austin, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 16 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Cass County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 16 September 2016. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

Coordinates: 38°30′10″N 94°18′0″W / 38.50278°N 94.30000°W / 38.50278; -94.30000