Bonnots Mill, Missouri

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Bonnots Mill is an unincorporated community in northern Osage County, Missouri, USA, formerly known as Dauphine. It is located about seven miles east of Jefferson City near the Missouri River. Also known as Bonnot's Mill, the community was founded in 1852 by a colony of French Canadians[1] and was named for Felix Bonnot, the owner of a local mill.[2][3]

The Bonnots Mill Historic District and Dauphine Hotel are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]


  1. ^ Williams, Walter (1904). The State of Missouri. p. 467. 
  2. ^ Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 21. 
  3. ^ "Osage County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 26, 2016. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

Coordinates: 38°34′41″N 91°57′57″W / 38.57806°N 91.96583°W / 38.57806; -91.96583