Buckeye, Missouri

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Buckeye is an unincorporated community in Mississippi County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

History[edit]

A variant name was "Bement".[2] A post office called Buckeye was established in 1895, and remained in operation until 1919.[3] The community was named for a grove of buckeye trees near the original town site.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Buckeye, Missouri
  2. ^ a b "Mississippi County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 November 2016.

Coordinates: 36°54′16″N 89°29′33″W / 36.90444°N 89.49250°W / 36.90444; -89.49250