Catawissa, Missouri

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Catawissa is a small unincorporated community in Franklin County, Missouri, United States, on the St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad, 39 miles from St. Louis, Missouri.[1] It is located at the junction of Route N and Route O, southwest of Pacific. It has never been incorporated and has always been a township.

Catawissa was laid out in 1858, and most likely was named after Catawissa, Pennsylvania.[1] A post office called Catawissa has been in operation since 1860.[2]

  • Latitude & Longitude: 38°25'29" N, 90°46'57" W (38.42472N, -90.7825W)[3]
  • Survey: T. 43 N., R. 2 E., Sec. 34
  • Elevation: 530 ft.
  • Population 2,201 (2000 Census for Zip Code 63015 - Catawissa)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ History of Franklin County. p. 340. 
  1. ^ "Franklin County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°25′29″N 90°46′57″W / 38.42472°N 90.78250°W / 38.42472; -90.78250