Belgrade, Missouri

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Belgrade, Missouri
unincorporated community
Belgrade, Missouri is located in Missouri
Belgrade, Missouri
Belgrade, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°47′12″N 90°50′57″W / 37.78667°N 90.84917°W / 37.78667; -90.84917Coordinates: 37°47′12″N 90°50′57″W / 37.78667°N 90.84917°W / 37.78667; -90.84917
Country United States
State Missouri
County Washington County
Population
 • Total 200
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ZIP code 63622

Belgrade is an unincorporated community in south central Washington County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located on Missouri Supplemental Route C about six miles (10 km) west of Caledonia and ten miles (16 km) south of Potosi. Belgrade is near the Route 21 corridor.

History[edit]

A post office called Belgrade has been in operation since 1867.[2] The community was named after Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.[3] An early variant name was "Bryanville ".[4]

Geography[edit]

Belgrade is located at 37.77N 90.83W with an elevation of 932 feet (284 m) above sea level.

Education[edit]

Public schools in the Belgrade area are administered by Valley R-6: Caledonia school district.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Belgrade, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 December 2016. 
  3. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 370. 
  4. ^ "Washington County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 30, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Valley R-Vi Website". valleyschooldistrict.org. Retrieved 29 August 2015.