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] Millers were an integral part of their communities.

Bonnots Mill contains the Dauphine Hotel, which has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]


  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. ^ "NRHP application document" (PDF). DNR Govt. Retrieved October 14, 2011. 

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