Caplinger Mills, Missouri

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Caplinger Mills is an unincorporated community in northern Cedar County, Missouri, United States.[1] Several homes are located in the community, along with an old mill. It is on the Sac River.

Caplinger Mills was settled in 1849.[2] The community was named for Samuel Caplinger, the proprietor of a local mill.[3]

The Caplinger Mills Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[4]

Notable residents[edit]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Caplinger Mills, Missouri
  2. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 272. 
  3. ^ "Cedar County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2016. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

Coordinates: 37°47′39″N 93°48′16″W / 37.79417°N 93.80444°W / 37.79417; -93.80444