Calwood, Missouri

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


A post office called Calwood was established in 1874, and remained in operation until 1922.[2] The community's name is an amalgamation of the names of Cal James and Edward Wood.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Calwood, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Callaway County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Coordinates: 38°55′13″N 91°51′10″W / 38.92028°N 91.85278°W / 38.92028; -91.85278