Bleda, Missouri

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

History[edit]

Bleda was originally called "Caney Creek", and under the latter name was founded in 1873.[2] A post office called Bleda was established in 1892, and remained in operation until 1916.[3] The present name is a transfer from Blida, in Algeria.[2]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 37°04′14″N 89°38′15″W / 37.07056°N 89.63750°W / 37.07056; -89.63750