Brush Creek, Missouri

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Brush Creek is an unincorporated community in southern Laclede County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1] The community lies four miles southwest of Lebanon and about one mile north of Caffeyville. I-44 passes about one mile to the southeast.[2]


Brush Creek was designated a natural area in November 16, 1984. A post office called Brush Creek was established in 1863, and remained in operation until 1975.[3] The community takes its name from nearby Brush Creek.[4] Brush Creek was designated a natural area on November 16, 1984.[5]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brush Creek, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 53, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Laclede County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 24 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Brush Creek". MDC Discover Nature. Retrieved 2018-07-26. 

Coordinates: 37°36′58″N 92°42′49″W / 37.61611°N 92.71361°W / 37.61611; -92.71361