Brinktown, Missouri

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Brinktown is an unincorporated community in Maries County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about eight miles southwest of Vienna on Route 133.

A variant name was Viessman.[1] A post office called Viessmann was established in 1890, and the name was changed to Brinktown in 1903.[2] According to tradition, one Mrs. Brink offered to contribute to the town's church in exchange for the renaming rights.[3]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 38°07′36″N 92°05′05″W / 38.12667°N 92.08472°W / 38.12667; -92.08472