Blackwell, Missouri

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Blackwell is an unincorporated community in a small part of Washington County and the extreme northern St. Francois County, Missouri. It is located about seven miles south of De Soto.

A variant name was "Blackwell Station".[1] A post office called Blackwells Station was established in 1858, and the name was changed to Blackwell in 1885.[2] The community has the name of Lavinia Blackwell and Margaret Blackwell, first settlers.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Blackwell, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "St. Francois County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016. 

Coordinates: 38°02′38″N 90°37′05″W / 38.044°N 90.618°W / 38.044; -90.618