Boss, Missouri

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Boss, Missouri
Unincorporated community
Boss, Missouri is located in Missouri
Boss, Missouri
Boss, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°38′35″N 91°11′21″W / 37.64306°N 91.18917°W / 37.64306; -91.18917Coordinates: 37°38′35″N 91°11′21″W / 37.64306°N 91.18917°W / 37.64306; -91.18917
Country United States
State Missouri
County Dent
Elevation 1,122 ft (342 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 573
GNIS feature ID 748967[1]

Boss is an unincorporated community in eastern Dent County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about 18 miles east of Salem on Route 32.

A post office called Boss has been in operation since 1901.[2] The community has the nickname of Marion "Boss" Nelson, a lumberman supervisor.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Boss, Missouri". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Dent County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 27 September 2016.