Black, Missouri

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Black is an unincorporated community in northern Reynolds County, Missouri.[1] It is located on Route 49 on a branch of the Black River. It is about six miles north of Centerville. It is located near Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park.

A post office called Black has been in operation since 1883.[2] The community has the name of George Black, an early settler.[3]

The Buford-Carty Farmstead was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Black, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Reynolds County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 13, 2016. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

Coordinates: 37°31′53″N 90°55′59″W / 37.53139°N 90.93306°W / 37.53139; -90.93306