Caulfield, Missouri

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Caulfield, Missouri
Unincorporated community
Caulfield, Missouri is located in Missouri
Caulfield, Missouri
Caulfield, Missouri
Location of Caulfield, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°36′52″N 92°06′18″W / 36.61444°N 92.10500°W / 36.61444; -92.10500Coordinates: 36°36′52″N 92°06′18″W / 36.61444°N 92.10500°W / 36.61444; -92.10500
Country United States
State Missouri
County Howell
Elevation 1,027 ft (313 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65626
Area code(s) 417
GNIS feature ID 715508[1]

Caulfield is an unincorporated community in western Howell County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located on U.S. Highway 160 and Missouri Route 101 about fifteen miles west of West Plains. The Ozark County line lies just to the west of Caulfield.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Caulfield has been in operation since 1929.[3] The community has the name of Missouri governor Henry Stewart Caulfield, who took office in 1929.[4]

On March 1, 2007, a tornado hit Caulfield, killing 7-year-old Caulfield resident Elizabeth Croney.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Caulfield, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 64, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 10 April 2015. Retrieved 10 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Howell County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2016.