Buchanan, Missouri

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Buchanan, Missouri
Location of Bollinger County, Missouri
Location of Bollinger County, Missouri
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyBollinger
TownshipFilmore Township
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)573

Buchanan is an unincorporated community in the southern part of Filmore Township in Bollinger County, Missouri, United States. The community lies approximately 18 miles southwest of Marble Hill and was named after James Buchanan, the fifteenth president of the United States, who served in office from 1856-1860.[1][2] A post office was established in 1857 and remained in operation until 1940.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ State Historical Society of Missouri: Bollinger County Place Names, 1928-1945 http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay_bollinger.html
  2. ^ A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets Past and Present of Bollinger County, Missouri "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-12-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Post Offices in Bollinger County, MO "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-12-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

Coordinates: 37°12′40″N 90°11′32″W / 37.21111°N 90.19222°W / 37.21111; -90.19222