Bynumville, Missouri

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Bynumville is an unincorporated community in eastern Chariton County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about twelve miles north of Salisbury on Route 129.

Bynumville was named for Dr. Joseph Bynum, an early settler.[2] A post office called Bynumville was established in 1854, and remained in operation until 1967.[3] The town site was not officially platted until 1878.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bynumville, Missouri
  2. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 274. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "Chariton County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2016. 

Coordinates: 39°37′00″N 92°46′34″W / 39.61667°N 92.77611°W / 39.61667; -92.77611