Baxter, Missouri

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Baxter is an extinct town in New Madrid County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]

The community was named after one Mr. Baxter, the proprietor of a local lumber operation.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Baxter
  2. ^ "New Madrid County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.

Coordinates: 36°30′39″N 89°55′54″W / 36.5108931°N 89.9317562°W / 36.5108931; -89.9317562