Bend, Missouri

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


A post office called Bend was established in 1900, and remained in operation until 1917.[2] The community derives its name from nearby Sinful Bend, a meander on the Gasconade River known for its rough characters.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bend, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Maries County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 2, 2016.

Coordinates: 38°11′40″N 91°50′48″W / 38.19444°N 91.84667°W / 38.19444; -91.84667